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Ice storm-damaged trees coming down in Montreal

May 23, 2019  By  Mike Jiggens

May 24, 2019 – The ice storm of 1998 has finally taken its toll on several trees in Montreal’s la Fontaine Park. Over the next two years, the city will be felling about 132 trees that have hollowed out from the impact of the ice storm 21 years ago. While many understand the need for safety, others aren’t as enthusiastic about the removal of so many trees.


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