Announcement confused regarding the reopening of playground modules

Annonce confuse concernant la réouverture des modules de jeux

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Dominique Scali

Children and their parents are lined up on the playground modules of the parks on Saturday after an announcement confused the government that permitted their reopening.

In effect, the public Health on Saturday announced in a press release that she allowed “today” the re-opening of public swimming pools as well as playground modules ” in all of the regions of Quebec, without, however, clarifying that the final decision should be up to each municipality.

“A public swimming pool, in a park in Montreal, it is Montreal. They may decide to open tomorrow, Wednesday, in a week, but we, we do that a positive recommendation, ” explains Alexandre Lahaie, director of communications at Office of the minister of Health and social Services. It should be just moderate. Those who want to open from now can. “

Purell and baby wipes

However, after the announcement of the government that seemed to give the green light to the cities for their re-opening, families have scrambled to the modules of the games.

“We did not niaisé with the puck,” said a woman accompanied by her grandson, who has undertaken to remove it-even the yellow ribbons around the modules to the park Campbell-West, in the borough of Sud-Ouest, Montréal.

For her, the message launched on Saturday by the government left it clear that everything had to reopen the same day.

“It makes me emotional to see them the same. I have the impression to see them revive a little, ” said Catherine Hubert, 38 years old, watching her daughter and other children having fun at parc Monseigneur-J.-Richard in the montreal neighborhood of Verdun.

At this point, the dancing waters were already under way, and nearly a dozen small in a swimsuit there were saucettes, Saturday.

And if it is necessary to clean the swing before allowing his son to get up there, no problem, says Marie-Pier Bélanger, 30 years.

“We have our arsenal : our wipes, our Purell “, list-t-it.

In Montreal, the boroughs have started Saturday for the reopening of playground modules, which are expected to continue gradually. Signs will be installed to remind the rules of public health.

The boroughs will be able to open a public pool starting on 20 June, which is within the normal standard of the metropolis, ” notes the City of Montreal.

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