DDO names park after Teresa Dellar


At last night’s public council meeting, the council of Dollard-des-Ormeaux unanimously voted in favour of a resolution to change the name of Park Alouette, located on Durham street, to Teresa-Dellar-Alouette Park, in honour of the late Teresa Dellar, long standing resident of Dollard-des-Ormeaux and pioneer in the field of Palliative Care. Teresa Dellar passed away on August 19, 2019.

Teresa Dellar was the Executive Director and co-founder of the West Island Palliative Care Residence which opened its doors in 2002 with 9 beds and now has 23 beds, making it the largest palliative care residence in all of Canada.

She was recognized for her many achievements locally and nationally over the last two decades. She received the ‘Personality of the Year Award’ from the local journal, Cites Nouvellesin 1999 and ‘The West Islander of the year Award’, from the local journal The Chroniclein 2002. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubillee Medal and in November 2016, she was awarded the Meritorious Service Cross by then Governor General David Johnston.

During his speech at the council meeting, Mayor Alex Bottausci expressed with pride and emotion: She was a remarkable woman, a true leader in our community, and we must do everything not to forget this unique jewel that we were so fortunate to have in our community.

The City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux is proud to celebrate the memory of Teresa Dellar with this initiative which will ensure that her legacy will be remembered in our community.

Other articles:

Teresa Dellar West Island Palliative Care Founder dies at age 58

Teresa Dellar awarded Meritorious Service Cross by Governor General David Johnston

West Island comedy show

Is it possible to get an A for a 5-paragraph essay assignment in 1 hour? We can safely say yes, a student can get an A+ mark if he turns to EduJungles


The ultimate guide to planning a long family staycation in Canada

To guarantee that everyone has an amazing time, careful planning is necessary when organizing a lengthy staycation. Here’s the ultimate guide to planning your family staycation in Canada. Canada, with its vast landscapes, diverse cities, and rich cultural heritage, offers endless possibilities for a memorable family staycation. Whether you’re exploring the stunning natural beauty of

Meal kits

Cost vs. Convenience: Analyzing meal kits and traditional cooking

In this modern world and modern times, convenience often takes priority over cost, especially when it comes to food. Meal kits and traditional cooking represent two different approaches to home dining, and each of them has advantages and disadvantages. Analyzing these methods through the lens of cost and convenience provides insight into why individuals might

Condo renovations

Condo renovations Dos and Don’ts: Expert Tips for a Successful Project

Embarking on a condo renovations journey can be both exhilarating and daunting. Imagine transforming your living space into a stylish haven that reflects your personality and meets your needs. While exciting, the process can be full of challenges and unforeseen hiccups. That’s why we’ve gathered some condo renovation dos and don’ts from the experts to

Terrific Hair

Terrific Hair Means Tamanu – Earth to Body

Curly, straight, thick, thin, kinky or silky, tamanu loves and makes terrific Hair.  And scalps. Nutritionally dense yet gentle, tamanu is an effective and versatile nut oil. It stimulates, helps promote growth. prevents hair loss, reduces scalp itch and irritations and adds a natural sheen! Make tamanu a part of your hair and scalp care

Understanding the 4 legal process after a DUI Crash

A single mistake can have serious consequences, especially when driving under the influence. The aftermath of a DUI crash extends beyond physical harm and property damage. It involves a complex legal process that may feel overwhelming. As a responsible citizen, it’s vital to grasp the legal system and your rights in such situations. This blog

personal injury lawyer

Pedestrian accident: How a personal injury lawyer can help you

Accidents involving pedestrians can be life-altering. You could be walking down the street or crossing a street. A vehicle’s sudden impact can change everything right away. If you’ve found yourself in such a situation, you might be wondering how to move forward. This is where a personal injury lawyer steps in, offering crucial help and

Mtltimes Subscription

The latest on what’s moving Montreal and the world – delivered straight to your inbox