Canada 150, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, Montreal, Canada, Confederation

What does Canada mean to you in this 150th year of confederation?

By Rhonda Massad 2017 is the year that Canada marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Does it matter that I can't pronounce the word sesquicentennial? Not really because in...
Spot the Nasa Space Station in the night sky right here on the West Island

Spot the Nasa Space Station in the night sky right here on the West...

By Eva Tomlin We can see the Space Station from home on the West Island!!! Two Days ago Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA concluded their spacewalk...
#flood2017, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, Flood, State of Emergency, Montreal

When the chips were down our community stood united, it’s who we are

I wanted to take a moment to thank each of you for your continued support in the recent flood crisis on the West Island as well as the Montreal...
tulips, international peace, friendship,Canada 150, Ottawa, Tulip Festival, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, News, West Island News

Millions of tulips to represent international peace and friendship during Canada 150

By Rhonda Massad If you have yet to visit Ottawa during the tulip festival, this is the year to do it.  With Canada 150 celebrations underway this festival promises to...
WEst Island Blog, West Island News, Rhonda Massad, Dutch King's Birthday

Dorval’s Retired Master Warrant Officer Rick Cartmel celebrates Dutch King’s Birthday

by Rhonda Massad A member of the Black Watch, Dorval's Retired Master Warrant Officer Rick Cartmel joined hundreds of Montrealers at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on April 27...
Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog,Justin Trudeau,West Island News, Canada 150

Canada celebrates 35th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

by Rhonda Massad Canada 150 Community Leader April 17, marks the 35th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter signed into law by Queen Elizabeth II in...

Smells like a cup at the Trudeau Airport

by Rhonda Massad The "Montréal" of Trudeau Airport displays the colors of its team! Montreal-Trudeau is proud to support its hockey team: since Saturday, the "MONTREAL" on the front of the...
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the West Island, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News

Thank you from Rhonda Massad and Big Brothers Big Sisters for a great spaghetti...

By Rhonda Massad A few months ago I decided I wanted to try my hand at a spaghetti fundraiser of my own for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the West...
Vimy Ridge, Queen Elizabeth, 100th Anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News

Message from Queen Elizabeth on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

As per a communique from The Governor General of Canada wishing to convey a message to all Canadians from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the 100th anniversary of...
Synchro Team DDO

Dollard Synchro Elite teams makes it to Canadian Espoir Nationals this June

By Rhonda Massad The Canadian Synchronized Swimming Qualifiers saw Dollard Synchro's 13-15-year-old Elite team place 4th out of 31 teams last week securing their spot as one of the top...

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