Updated: September 13, 2021
This page provides a range of useful information for residents and details about municipal services in the context of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
This pictogram gives an overview of the most recent changes and additions.
ALERT LEVEL – Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville is at Level 1 – Vigilance (green zone).
To learn more about alert levels and mesures in force in the municipality, see the Québec government website.
VACCINATION PASSPORT – Required for certain activities, including shows at the Centre Marcel-Dulude . See details below.
As of September 1, residents age 13 and over will need to show their vaccination passport and proof of identity to take part in some activities. This is in accordance with Québec government directives issued August 24, 2021.
Anyone not able to show a vaccination passport will not be admitted to the activities covered by this rule. Persons for whom the COVID-19 vaccination has been contraindicated can, however, obtain a QR code for access to places requiring the vaccination passport.
For full details on how to obtain your vaccination passport and how it works, as well as to consult the list of places and activities for which it is required, go to:
The vaccination passport will be required:
- To attend a show at the Centre Marcel-Dulude.
Vaccination passport required to attend a show for ticket holders aged 13 and over. If you wish to receive a refund, contact us at 450 645-2924 before October 1, 2021. After this date, no refund will be possible.
- To participate in various indoor and outdoor courses and activities, including physical and sports activities. See the recreation and culture program to check whether your activity requires a vaccination passport.
The vaccination passport will not be required:
- To go to the public market.
- To take out a book, etc., or take part in an activity at the library.
- To participate in a cultural activity that is not a physical activity, such as painting, music or a language class.
- To enter the Vieux Presbytère exhibit centre.
- To play outdoor tennis.
- To do any non-organized outdoor activity (example: training circuit, ping-pong, BMX, etc.).
Organizations and Their Activities
All organizations are responsible for putting in place measures for verifying vaccination passports for access to their activities, where applicable.
How to Present Your Vaccination Passport
For courses, verification of the passport is done at the time of the first session or first day of course participation.
Upon their arrival at an event or a course, participants age 13 and older must show:
- Their vaccination passport
- A piece of I.D.
- Without a photo, for those age 13 to 15
- With a photo, for those age 16 and older
Children less than 13 years of age will also have to show proof of identity to confirm their age and exemption from proof of vaccination.
People age 75 and over will need to show I.D., but a photo is not required.
For a person accompanying a child under 10 years of age or a handicapped person, the passport is not required.
Accepted Forms – The passport may be presented as follows:
- In paper form
- As a PDF file on a mobile device
- Using the VaxiCode app
Verification of the vaccination passport may cause a delay in admission to an activity. It is recommended that you arrive early to benefit fully from your activity.
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COVID-19 – Official Information Websites
Inform yourself about the rules and measures in effect as well as the healthcare resources available to you on the Québec government website.
Also see the Government of Canada website.
The Service de police de l’agglomération de Longueuil (SPAL) (Longueuil agglomeration police department) asks citizens to call 9-1-1 for all emergencies, for any situation requiring the presence of the police or to report a violation of COVID-19 rules.
Reminder of basic health instructions to limit the spread of COVID-19
See Full list of Health Recommendations for Everyone to limit the spread of COVID-19
Watch out for fraud and misinformation. For more details, see the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
For any information, visit these sites:
COVID-19 Testing Clinic
The Montérégie Department of public health encourages people who have COVID-19 symptoms or who have been in contact with a sick person to get tested. Tests are free and no appointment is needed. More information
All blood tests and other tests performed at the test centres and the CLSC are by appointment with the CISSS de la Montérégie-Est. You can make an appointment online. It is also possible to make an appointment by phone at 1 844 448-6826, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Town prioritizes online service : 450 653-2443 or email@example.com.
Vaccination Passport – To find out if the vaccination passport is required for access to a place or activity, please refer to the Vaccination passport section above on this page.
Municipal buildings are open. Contact details and opening hours.
Permits Division – Open – Handling requests by phone or email is the preferred method. See How to make a request without going in person.
Engineering Department – Handling requests only by phone or email: 450 645-2920 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
Services available to users: The bookshelves are open to everyone. Book loans are done at the library in person only. Book lending without contact is no longer available. Borrowed books, etc., can be returned to the service counter or left in the outdoor chute, which is always accessible. Users have access to workspaces and reading areas, as well as computer stations and photocopying, printing and scanning devices.
Mandatory health measures: Wearing of mask or face covering at all times (age 10 and over), hand disinfection upon entering and physical distancing of one meter between family bubbles. Vaccination passport not required.
Community Centre – Open
Écocentre – The ecocentre is open during its regular hours. Residents are asked to comply with social distancing rules when in the presence of personnel and other users.
Life Certificates – Maintained. Call us at 450 645-2999.
Tree-Care Consulting Service – Program available. Please note that social distancing must be respected between residents and the forestry engineer when trees are being evaluated.
Room Rental – See below under Recreation and Culture.
Essential Municipal Services to residents are maintained and operating normally.
Parks and Sports Facilities
To find out which measures apply in the municipality, see the Québec government website.
It is important to comply with basic health instructions. See Full list of Health Recommendations for Everyone
Parks – Open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Park buildings and washrooms are opened only during sports activities, in sports parks (baseball or soccer), when employees are present.
Park building at parc des Aviateurs (water play area) is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Dog park – Open. See rules and restrictions.
Sports facilities – What activities are available? See the page Activités sportives libres.
Activities and Events
Events Program – See the calendar of events on website for upcoming activities.
All rooms can be rented, in compliance with the capacity rules imposed by the sanitary measures and based on the availability of the rooms according to our activities.
You need help? Telephone Helpline
You’re looking for resources? You need food assistance? You feel isolated? We’re here for you and can refer you to the suitable resources. Helpline: 450 441-8399, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You can also consult a list of resources compiled by the Les p’tits bonheurs centre d’action bénévole (CAB) (volunteer action centre). See the list on this page.
Resource for Saint-Bruno Seniors
A grant has enabled the Town to hire a social worker for our municipality exclusively. The social work is available full time to provide Saint-Bruno seniors with listening, assistance, support and accompaniment, by phone and by email. The service is confidential and free: 514 234-2369 or email@example.com. More info.
The PAIR program, available on the City’s territory, offers seniors a personalized service of automated calls to verify their health status. This service is offered free of charge to any resident who is retired, sick or lonely. To subscribe, they can contact the Centre d’action bénévole (CAB) Les p’tits bonheurs at 450-441-0807.
How You can Help
The Town encourages all residents to act in solidarity during this difficult time by supporting the Centre d’action bénévole (CAB) Les p’tits bonheurs which offers such programs as Meals on Wheels and food assistance for residents in need. You can help by making a money donation using the secure link on their website at www.cabstbruno.org, under the “Dons” tab.
Other Ways to Help
Encourage buying local.
You can also offer to help an elderly person with their grocery shopping, walking their dog or other assistance, all the while being sure to comply with government health guidelines.
Make a money donation to the Proanima shelter (animal services for the South Shore).
Conjugal and Family Violence is Everyone’s Business
If you hear or see any signs of conjugal or family violence, call 911. More information and resources.
DEL is Here for Saint-Bruno Businesses
Développement économique Longueuil (DEL) is offering accompaniment free of charge to businesses affected by the coronavirus crisis, as well as financing and tools. As the situation changes, new resources are added regularly. See the website at www.delagglo.ca.
I Buy Local! Saint-Bruno Guide
The Municipality encourages resident to buy locally to help support the local economy and workers. See the guide to businesses and restaurants active during the pandemic at stbruno.ca/j-achete-local.
If you wish to add your business or make changes to the information about your business, write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be reminded
Do not put disposable wipes in the toilet. They must be put in the trash. They also don’t go in your recycling bin or organic waste bin.
Do not put potentially contaminated tissues (eg: colds, flu, etc.) in your organic waste bin. They must be put in closed containers or garbage bags and go in the trash, the same as masks, wipes and soiled gloves.
For glass recycling, we ask users to wear gloves when disposing of pots and bottles, to make sure they stay 2 metres away from others (physical distancing) and to wash their hands as soon as possible.
Ecocentre is open.
Garage Sales will only be authorized on the weekends of September 25-26 and October 9-10, 2021.
The Ville de Saint-Bruno is closely monitoring the situation
The Town is in constant contact with the Direction de la santé publique de la Montérégie, the Ministère de la Sécurité publique du Québec and the regional directorate of the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation to monitor the evolution of the situation and ensure the safety of residents.
The Town continues to implement the measures provided for in its civil security plan including the activities of its emergency measures coordinating committee, in order to ensure the ongoing provision of essential services.
The Town is aware that the measures put in place can cause inconveniences and that the situation demands many sacrifices for everyone in Saint-Bruno. Accordingly, it wishes to thank all Saint-Bruno residents, employees and suppliers for their understanding and their invaluable collaboration.