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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gatineau is extending the deadline for taking down temporary car shelters until May 15, 2020.
To curb the spread of COVID-19, since midday today, the police officers of the Gatineau Police Department (SPVG) are present at strategic locations in order to only limit access to its territory to essential trips.
The economic development tactical intervention committee is expanding its field of action to the entire Outaouais area. Several partners have joined the committee, including the MRC de l'Outaouais, the federal government and Quebec. This committee has been working flat out since the crisis began in order to better support businesses affected by COVID-19. Organizations are adjusting their actions to offer them the best possible support.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gatineau is deferring the next property tax payment to August 31, 2020.
In order to comply with the Government's instructions on measures to reduce the propagation of COVID-19, Gatineau has had to cancel its spring culture and recreation program.
Further to the latest instructions from the Government of Quebec and the Direction de la santé publique, the Executive Committee has decided to place restrictions on the use of municipal parks. Effective immediately, all play structures and sports fields are off limits. The same with skate parks and swings. People can still access other parts of the parks, but gatherings are prohibited: people must maintain a two-metre distance from one another.
Le Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l'Outaouais (CISSS), en partenariat avec la Ville de Gatineau et les organismes communautaires en itinérance, annonce l'ouverture temporaire d'un 2e refuge pour les sans-abris au centre communautaire Père Arthur-Guertin.
Gatineau is following the recommendations of the Government of Quebec, and closing its administrative offices until April 13. Essential services will be maintained and provided in accordance with the provincial government's directives.
Ottawa and Gatineau Mayors Jim Watson and Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin today made a point of jointly calling on their residents to reduce their interprovincial travels to essential trips. The COVID-19 situation will not evolve the same way on both sides of the river, and everyone must be prepared to follow to the letter the recommendations of the public health authorities on limiting the virus' propagation.
Le Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG) fait une mise à jour concernant l'application du décret gouvernemental d'état d'urgence sanitaire.
Le Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG) désire aviser la population qu'il fermera, pour une durée indéterminée, tous ses comptoirs de service aux citoyens des postes de police des secteurs de Gatineau et de Hull, ainsi que des points de service des secteurs d'Aylmer et de Buckingham.
Gatineau is introducing additional measures further to recommendations from the public heath authorities.
Because of COVID-19, Gatineau municipal Court hearings are suspended until March 27, inclusive.
Ville de Gatineau is setting up an economic development tactical intervention committee. This committee will coordinate the activities of economic partners to support local businesses.
In an effort to help out with the collective effort to reduce the propagation of the COVID-19 virus, Ville de Gatineau is adopting a measure to encourage residents to stay at home. Gatineau is temporarily suspending the application of its street parking by-law.
Ville de Gatineau is hereby informing the public of the temporary measures being introduced for the Municipal Council and Executive Committee meetings due to COVID-19. Exceptionally and until further notice, the public will not be able to attend the public sessions of the municipal meetings.
This is an update on Gatineau's municipal services to the public and its facilities. As of today, municipal Court hearings are suspended for one week, but the offices will remain open, as will all other municipal offices.
Ville de Gatineau, CISSS de l'Outaouais and the STO are introducing a number of measures to help minimize the COVID-19-related risks to public health and safety.
Gatineau is immediately introducing a number of measures to reduce the risk to the public. These measures are in effect until further notice.
Gatineau is in touch with the public health authorities in regard to the recommended measures. In Quebec, Santé publique coordinates all health-related actions.
Our municipal crews have started deploying a number of measures to ensure the continuity of services to the public. A directive aimed at reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in the workplace has been developed, as well as a contingency plan to ensure the maintenance of essential services to the public. Gatineau has also updated its protocol on pandemics, and will intervene as the situation requires.
Gatineau is taking a preventive approach, working in collaboration with its public health partners and monitoring the COVID-19 situation with those partners. Representatives of the Bureau de la sécurité civile and the Service des ressources humaines are in direct communication with them.
Check this page regularly for updates on the situation.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.