Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Huge dog park open up in Beaconsfield

Huge dog park open in Beaconsfield

by Rhonda Massad We are days away from dogs running free in Beaconsfield again. Well almost free.  The new  dog run worth $70,000 is near completion.  After much fuss about leashes...
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CP trains to increase speed in train towns on the West Island

By Rhonda Massad Though there has been no consultation or is the date of the speed increase set at this time, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has informed the City of...
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Beaconsfield Bluefins get Olympic coaching with Eric Kramer

by Rhonda Massad, with files from Gabrielle Cloutier More than 20 West Island swimmers spent the better part of Sunday morning being coached by international swim coach Eric Kramer. Kramer started...

How West Island community pools are operating this summer season

The pool community has a notable presence amongst many households in the West Island. Whether it's attending swimming lessons or spending Sunday at the pool with the family, the...
Beacon Hill Elementary School Art Show in Beaconsfield West Island Blog, West Island News, Rhonda Massad

Beacon Hill Elementary School celebrates Canada’s 150 through student art exhibit

by Rhonda Massad Beacon Hill Elementary School students are not unfamiliar with this year's country-wide celebration of Canada's 150 years of confederation. They have planted a tulip garden in the...
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Beaconsfield’s Sam Watts leaves the corporate world for Welcome Hall Mission

Meet your neighbour by Rhonda Massad "Every day I am inspired by the courage and bravery of our clients, many of whom are new to Montréal and look to get back...
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Erin O’Loughlin Talks Exergaming, Postpartum Depression, and What Motivates Us to Move

By:  Olivia Kona Do people exercise because they’re happy? Or are people happy because they exercise? Erin O’Loughlin, researcher and PhD candidate in exercise and health psychology, poses this chicken...
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ENERGIE ENCORPS… West Island’s Wellness Sanctuary

Energie EnCorps… Helping You Shine from the Inside Out If you have not yet visited the Energie EnCorps Wellness Centre, this is a definite MUST DO this summer!  Located in...
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Canadian Coast Guard Rescue Stations Resume Operation in Beaconsfield

The Canadian Coast Guard is opening its six seasonal rescue stations across Quebec, in Saint-Zotique, Vaudreuil (Lac des Deux Montagnes), Beaconsfield, Longueuil, Sorel and Trois-Rivières for the summer season....
Lakeshore Hospital ER working at 240% capacity gets a break from a good samaritan, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, West Island News

Lakeshore General Hospital ER working at 240% capacity gets a break from a good...

By Rhonda Massad After watching a facebook thread of a hockey mother's experience at the ER at the Lakeshore General Hospital (LGH) late last week, Glenni Lopez took matters into...