Montreal’s Notre-Dame-des-Nigs Cemetery remains closed 42 days after the operations staff’s strike ended. A sad man deplores the situation.
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Jimmy Kouliakoudakis’ mother passed away more than six months ago and will not be buried until August 30. “For us, it’s a disgusting situation. We weren’t respecting the families in this whole situation,” says Jimmy Kouliakoudakis.
“It’s a second mourning, it’s hard. I’ve talked to other family members and they have nightmares. What we had to experience in January, February and March, we’ll experience the same things again in August and September.”
Cemetery and facility maintenance continues at the Notre-Dame-de-Neige cemetery.
“Work is progressing well. There is still a lot of things to do. However, we still have more than 70% of site capture and security to go. We are on schedule. The teams are working intensely to get everything done for reopening soon.” Very, ”confirms Michel Saint-Amour of the Parish Factory of Notre-Dame de Montreal.
Families have been waiting for more than seven months to pray at the graves of their loved ones.
The opening of the Notre Dame de Neiges cemetery is scheduled for September 11th.
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