There will be a few more years to swim in the Montreallers River at New East Beach, which opened on Monday as the sediments are heavily polluted, making the area unsuitable for swimming.
Caroline Bourgeois Mayor of the Riviere-des-Prairies-Point-Ox-Tremble borough, speaking at a press conference set up for the official inauguration of the place, called it “the next step in the monetization”, a “long-term” word job, for which the Quebec government subsidized $ 5 million.
“We are currently calling for tenders to find out what the technology is for tanning. This is a project that does not compare with soil conditions in the urban environment. The main problem is underwater contaminated sediment.”
While waiting for a chance to swim, visitors can enjoy from the pebble beach, the waterless wooden walkway or the concrete promenade, where water jets allow young and old to cool off.
From June 25, La Route de Champlain will offer the opportunity to participate in sea kayaking, boat rental or environmental responsibility activities with an experienced guide.
Boat rental allows you to explore the islands opposite, where trails and views are developed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Restore access to banks
The total cost of this second phase of the East Beach project, from design to completion, is 4 7.4 million, of which 4 3.4 million has been allocated equally by the Quebec government and society. Metropolitan de Montreal (CMM) through Greater Montreal’s Green and Blue Tram’s support program
“I’m pleased with the progress made so far on this site and I’m already looking forward to the launch of Phase 3, which will allow residents and visitors to have full access to the river and swim. That means giving concrete access to our shores,” Montreal’s Valerie Plante declared.
“I got into politics to make East Beach a success. Today, as the Minister of Metropolis, I am very proud that our government is supporting this project, ”said Chantal Rowley, also a Member of Parliament for Point-Ox-Trembles.
OmTo me Rowley recalled that 15 years ago when Jacques was director of the Priority Zone Intervention Zone (Zip) Committee, she had an idea for a beach east of Montreal Island. -Cartier.
When she was elected mayor of Barog, she saw to it that the zoning of the land allowed for a beach development.