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Saint-Lazare: measures due to new government requirements in times of health emergencies

COVID-19 – curfew and outdoor gatherings prohibited

Saint-Lazare (Quebec), Friday, January 8, 2021 –  Given the most recent guidelines issued by the government, municipal services will be available by appointment only until further notice, and minimally until Monday, February 8, 2021 inclusively. Anyone who needs to meet with a staff member of any given municipal department may do so by appointment only.  

To do so:

  • Make an appointment with the department using the contact information available at
  • Come to the appointment alone.
  • Respect all health guidelines (sign the attendance register, wash your hands, wear a mask and keep a distance of 2 metres away from others).
Whenever possible, use the following methods instead:
  • Make requests online (, by phone or by email  
  • Pay taxes through your financial institution  
  • The remittance of a payment made by cheque in the box located to the right of main doors of the Town Hall (1960 Chemin Sainte-Angélique)

Curfew, parks and outdoor gatherings prohibited starting Saturday, January 9, 2021

To comply with the curfew in effect as of Saturday, January 9, 2021, the opening hours of the parks are modified to close at 7:30 p.m. At Parc nature les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare, hours are still extended on Wednesdays and Fridays, but modified to close at 7:30 p.m.

To the extent that outdoor and indoor gatherings are prohibited, various measures will be introduced in parks to promote individual and family bubble practice.

Here are the new schedules for parks that remain accessible:

  • Ice rinks with lighting: Saddlebrook, Westwood, Grand-Pré, Frontenac, Maple Ridge.
    • Open every day starting at 7:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. (weather permitting).
  • Saint-Robert Park (sledding)
    • Open every day starting at 7:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
    • Bring your own equipment
  • Bédard Park (sledding, skating, hockey)
    • Open every day starting at 7:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
    • Bring your own equipment
  • Parc nature les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare (tubing, skating, cross-country skiing)

Rink conditions:

Regulations and measures in effect for parks and sports facilities are posted on site.  


Library – reminder of methods for book/document loans:


The library staff is pleased to continue offering no-contact loan services, by appointment only. Please note, however, that hours of operation have changed and are also available on the City’s Web site at

  • Monday:                   Closed
  • Tuesday to Friday:  9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  


How it works:

  • Pick-up by appointment (the library will call you)  
  • You can reserve a book/document:
  • One person at a time only
  • Library cards are validated by phone and/or email  
  • Proof of residence is required for expired cards
  • Book drop open 24 h
  • Expect delays
  • Overdue fines: overdue fines are calculated and visible in your file during the no-contact loan period.  They will be collected and must be paid once the circulation desk fully re-opens. 
  • New! Students can reserve a work/study space free of charge during regular hours of operation. See below for details on procedure to follow.  
  • To reserve a work/study space:

Outside of opening hours, dial 3-1-1 in the event of a watermain break, sewer backup, road hazard, collection of residual materials.

The Town of Saint-Lazare asks citizens to strictly comply with the recommendations put forth by the government authorities as part of a collective effort aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19. The  cooperation of each and every citizen is absolutely essential.

Last updated: 01/08/2021
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