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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...
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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...
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...
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...
Sesqui Award

Sesqui Award for Lifetime Contribution Awarded to Hudson’s Maxine Bredt

For the 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation, the Right Honourable Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Peter Schiefke, awarded the first of four Sesqui...
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...
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...

Rhonda Massad appointed official Canada 150 Community Leader

by Eva Tomlin It is with pride that Rhonda Massad founder of West Island Blog has accepted the appointment to be one of the Canada 150 Community Leaders. This nation-wide network...
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...
Sahana Khatri and astronauts

Sahana Khatri from Vaudreuil on Stage in Ottawa at Canada 150 Celebrations

At only 9 years-old, Sahana Khatri from Vaudreuil-Dorion participated in the Canada 150 celebrations in Ottawa last Saturday. To encourage her to pursue her passion and reach for the...

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