Wednesday, September 28, 2022
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Saint-Laurent Ecocentre – New Recycling Centre Accessible to Pointe-Claire Citizens

The City of Pointe-Claire would like to inform citizens that a new recycling centre, the Saint-Laurent Ecocentre, is now available to all residents of West Island, to replace the...
The Red Chairs, Canadian National Parks, Canada 150 Celebrations, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, News, West Island News, free national parks pass

Visit Canada’s red chairs for the best views in the country

In 2014 the park rangers of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, had an idea. They placed 18 red chairs in different locations in the park. Hikers were able to...
Beaconsfield, Rhonda Massad, Leaf Blowers, West Island Blog, West Island News, Environment

Beaconsfield Council questions leaf blowers one more time

By Rhonda Massad While leaf blowers can be annoying when you sit down to that long-awaited summer BBQ so can mowers, diggers and pretty much any of the noisemakers used...

Picking up trash in the West Island

Trash Talk Montreal is a youth run organization dedicated to making a difference in our community. They have removed over 2,150 pounds of trash from the Montreal area and...
Jim Morrison

A love for Baie d’Urfé by Jim Morrison

I love Baie d’Urfe! Always have, always will! My parents moved here in April, 1968, in large part to its tranquility in providing a backdrop to family living. As a...
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[Gallery] Montreal Technoparc’s enchanting Wildlife

Foto Yoco ( Redha YACOUBI) Jonathan Poissant Copyright Lucille Shiro Copyright Lucille Shiro Copyright Lucille Shiro Daniel Hamel Wayne William Archibald Graham Eady Graham Eady Graham Eady Graham Eady Graham Eady Eddie the Red-Tailed Hawk, Montreal Technoparc and wetlands' star   The West...
The rate of infections can be reduced by 50% with proper hand hygiene.

HAND HYGIENE IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS!

https://youtu.be/cSkPxhrZ1UA   Our hands can harbour millions of germs, most of which are harmless. However, practising good hand hygiene can prevent some pathogens from spreading. These germs can cause infections requiring...
Lester B Pearson School Board, Suanne Stein Day, Rhonda Massad, Paola Hawa, Sainte Anne-de-Bellevue, West Island Blog, MacDonald High School

Forty new trees planted at MacDonald High thanks to Tree Canada

by Rhonda Massad Last week,  40 trees were planted at MacDonald High School in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue due to the support of a $3,000 grant from Tree Canada sponsored by Bureau En...
Pointe-Claire, QC

High water levels – Cartier Ave. & Edgewater parking lot closed

UPDATE - Tuesday April 14th 2020 - 1:00pm : Cartier Avenue parking lot is open and Edgewater is just partially closed because there was still lots of water in...
Toxic Cloud

Supreme Court asked to rule in billion-dollar toxic cloud case

By Robert Frank www.thesuburban.com More than a decade after a cloud of toxic sulphur trioxide drifted across Montreal, lawyers have gone to Supreme Court of Canada to seek justice. Chantal Desjardins, one...