Updated: April 9, 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.
Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville is now at Level 4 – Maximum Alert (Red) by order of the Québec Government. To learn more about alert levels, go to quebec.ca/coronavirus. Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville is one of the 82 municipalities of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) (Montreal metropolitan community) and is, therefore, subject to the directives applicable to the entire greater Montreal area.
Our curfew, however, remains 9:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Only the Island of Montreal and the City of Laval will be subject to an 8:00 p.m. curfew starting April 11.
MEASURES IN FORCE IN THE MUNICIPALITY – see the Québec government website. Enter the name of the municipality under “Measures in force/Search by region or city”.
How to keep up on the latest news from the Municipality?
How to keep up on the latest news from the Municipality?
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 hygiene measures
See Full list of Health Recommendations for Everyone
Watch out for fraud and misinformation. For more details, see the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.
The COVID-19 vaccination campaign is currently underway in the Montérégie for targeted priority groups. To find out who is currently eligible to receive the vaccine, how to get an appointment, where to go for your appointment, and any other information, visit these sites:
IMPORTANT – Do not go to a vaccination site without an appointment.
Since May 21, 2020, 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.
COVID-19 Testing Clinic, CISSS de la Montérégie-Est
Keep an eye out for new dates. The Direction de santé publique de la Montérégie 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
The Town prioritizes online service : 450 653-2443 or email@example.com.
The wearing of masks is mandatory inside all municipal buildings from 10 years of age and over.
Town Hall – Closed for an indefinite period. Services are still offered by telephone or email, according to the regular schedule. Deposit boxes are on-site near doors for the payment of taxes and receipt of other documents.
Technical Building – Closed for an indefinite period. Services are still offered by telephone or email, according to the regular schedule. Certain conditions apply.
- Permits Division – See How to make a request without going in person.
- Engineering Department – Available by phone or email at 450 645-2920 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pavillon 1605 Montarville – Closed for an indefinite period. Services still available by phone or email, according to regular schedule.
- Recreation, Culture and Community Life Department: 450 645-2940 or email@example.com
- Human Resources: 450 645-2980 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Library – Open. Schedule
A maximum of 35 users at a time are allowed inside.
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., must be returned only to the outdoor chute. The chute is always open.
- Users have access to workspaces and reading areas, as well as computer stations and photocopying, printing and scanning devices.
Mandatory health measures:
- Wear a mask or face covering at all times (age 10 and over).
- Wash your hands upon entering.
- Observe physical distancing of two meters between family bubbles.
Community Centre – Open exclusively for organizations providing help services. Masks are compulsory (age 10 and over). Meetings, classes, workshops, conferences and courses offered by the municipality on the premises are suspended, Employees are on the job and will handle your requests during regular hours by phone or email: 450 441-8399, email@example.com.
Municipal Shops (Public Works and Supplies) – Handling requests by phone or email is the preferred method. Contact information
Vieux Presbytère exhibition centre: the Centre is open to the public when exhibits are held. Details.
Centre Marcel-Dulude – Closed. Activities suspended for an indefinite period, except for community organizations the mission of which is to provide help services. See these pages for more details: tickets and room rental.
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 Outdoor Facilities
We ask you to wash your hands before and after each visit, or to bring a bottle of hand sanitizer.
It is important to comply with physical distancing and hygiene rules.
The limit on the number of people from different households participating in outdoor sports and recreational activities in public places is eight (8).
Starting April 8, a mask must be worn at all times during
- indoor physical activities (these activities can be done alone, by two people or by family bubbles);
- outdoor physical activities for all of our sports facilities;
- outdoor activities when people do not live at the same address (maximum 8 people), unless participants are seated, and at least 2 metres (6 feet) apart.
Parks are open but may not be used after curfew. Park buildings and washrooms are closed until further notice.
The dog park is open. See rules and restrictions.
To consult the measures that apply by region : www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/relaxation-confinement-measures-covid19
All activities are cancelled until further notice except for:
Michael-Bilodeau Arena – remains open for certain informal activities.
As of April 8, a mask must be worn inside the building.
Details of activities and conditions on the Activités sportives libres page.
Indoor pool at Mont-Bruno secondary school – free swim will recommence April 12. This is in line with the government’s authorization to reopen school pools in municipalities. The schedule and conditions are available on the page Activités sportives libres.
Activities and events by the Municipality and Organizations
See section below Recreation and Culture
Activities and Events
Recreation and Cultural Program – Spring 2021 program is now available.
Events Program – See the calendar of events on website for upcoming activities. Given that the situation can change from day to day and that compliance with government hygiene and physical distancing measures is essential, it is impossible for us to announce all events in advance.
Most activities offered by organizations are suspended, with the exception of help services.
New reservations for municipal rooms are suspended until further notice. It is still possible for organizations whose mission is to provide help services to reserve rooms for their activities. These organizations must comply with the health rules issued by the public health department.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. This project is supported by the Canadian government’s Emergency Fund for Community Support and the Foundation of Greater Montreal.
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 email@example.com.
Campaign “Ici, on l’a l’affaire ! J’achète 30 $, je reçois 40 $!”
In effect from April 12 to May 9, 2021.
Please be reminded
Not to 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.
Not to put facial tissues (handkerchiefs) 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 are cancelled until further notice.
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.