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Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

Update: What would you do if – on a hot muggy day – you came across a parked car with a dog locked inside?

I got an answer from the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Safety, the department that operates the new provincial animal-abuse hotline. Just to recap, I had called them last week to find out what would they do if someone spots a dog left in a parked car on a hot day. The operator...
Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

What would you do if – on a hot muggy day – you came across a parked car with a dog locked inside?

What would you do if – on a hot muggy day – you came across a parked car with a dog locked inside? I pose the question because, despite all the warnings about how dangerous it is, people still do it. Last week, I wrote about an incident where a woman in Vaudreuil-Dorion noticed two...
Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

Have you ever had to wait – for hours – at the StatCare clinic? You don’t have to any more

Just about every West Islander has found themselves in the waiting room of the StatCare medical clinic in Pointe-Claire. You have a medical situation that is pressing, but not worthy of a visit to the emergency room at the Lakeshore General Hospital. If you mention your visit to the clinic to any other person from...