Les Terrasses de la Chaudière town halls: Questions and answers

February 26, 2020

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Indoor air quality

Q1. What actions are you taking to address the concerns raised in regards to indoor air quality?

Q2. How did you decide which floors needed to be tested for air quality and why didn’t you test all floors?

Q3. What were the results of the first air samples investigation taken in the fall?

Q4. What are you measuring in the enhanced air quality tests quality investigation?

Q5. Was any presence of mould detected during the ongoing investigation?

Water quality

Q7. What are you doing to address the concerns raised in regards to elevated lead levels in water sources?

Q8. How did you choose the water sample points?

Q9. Where were the locations closed due to unacceptable lead levels?

Legionella control

Q10. Was any Legionella bacteria found at LTDLC?

Q11. How do you control legionella levels in the cooling tower?


Q12. What action did you take to ensure that bats are not posing a threat to occupants’ health?

Q13. What actions are you taking to prevent bats from entering the Complex?


Q14. Was any bedbug found at LTDLC?

Exterior envelope

Q15. Has the work to modernize the exterior envelope started?

Q16. How long will it take to complete the modernization of the exterior envelope and how will this affect occupants?

Q17. Will there be any health risk posed by the exterior envelope modernization project?


Q18. What is PSPC doing to manage Asbestos at the LTDLC?

Occupational health and safety inspection of the complex

Q19. What is the status of the floor by floor investigation that was conducted in 2018?

GCworkplace: Interior modernization

Q20. What is the status of GCworkplace modernization?

GCworkplace timelines
Building Floor(s) Planning and approvals Design Construction
15 Eddy 2 and 5 Complete Complete Complete
25 Eddy 15 Complete Complete Jan. to June 2020
15/25 Eddy 6 Complete Jan. 2020 Feb. to July 2020
15 Eddy 4 Jan. to May 2020 June to Dec. 2020 Dec. 2020 to Sept. 2021
15/25 Eddy 15, 17, 18 and 19 Feb. to Aug. 2020 Oct. 2020 to May 2021 May 2021 to March 2022
10 Wellington 19 Feb. to Aug. 2020 Oct. 2020 to May 2021 June 2021 to Jan. 2022
10 Wellington 17 and 18 March to Oct. 2020 Dec. 2020 to Sept. 2021 Oct. 2021 to July 2022

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) infractions

Q21. What is the status of the ESDC Inspection/Investigation and items of voluntary compliance issued?

Q22. What is the status of the Building Condition Report (BCR) and Building Capacity Assessment (BCA)?

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