Tara Stainforth (l) and Christine Latreille

Pointe-Claire Block Parent Launch Party

by Jim Morrison The prominent red and white signs of the late 1980’s are making their way back with the re-launching of the Block Parent program in Pointe-Claire. As a young...

Lauren Loughheed – Her life was a miracle.

by Rhonda Massad As newly appointed freelance writer for The Suburban in 2014,  I followed the life of a remarkable little girl with Krabbe disease, Lauren and her parents, Amanda...
Riverdale High School Ewaste

Riverdale High tackles E-waste

by Jim Morrison The basement halls of Riverdale High School resembled a factory, at a recent open house, as dozens of student workers were busy at labour, recycling computer systems...
AJOI leader catches a big one

AJOI leader catches pike off the shores of Valleyfield

by Rhonda Massad Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’Île (AJOI) CEO, Ben Langevin caught a 10 pound pike off the coast of Valley field while ice fishing last weekend.  Fish such as...
Quebec women still paid less than men

Quebec Women are still being paid less than men

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but tothe collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” Gloria...
Fresh Produce delivered in Beaconsfield

Fresh Produce to be delivered each week in Beaconsfield in support of OnRock food...

by Rhonda Massad www.the suburban.com Lufa Farms will be offering a Pick-Up-Point in Beaconsfield starting this May. Lufa Farms provides direct-to-members fresh, locally-produced, chemical-free produce and other food products. All proceeds...
Food security

Grocery chains encourage shoppers to give to area food banks

by Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com "While there hasn't been a significant increase in demand over the last three years, the face of poverty has changed," Dany Michaud said in reference to food...
Quebec Government Balances a budget

Quebec government release balanced budget

By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com "Quebecers pay more for interest on the debt than the education budget." Within the last 40 years, only six Quebec provincial budgets have come in balanced and last...
Paint Nite comes to the West Island

West Island Paint Nite brings out the artist in us all

By Ashley Gosselin Moe’s Bar and Grill on St. Jean was alive with drinks and painting on March 30. Jessica Di Giacomo, event coordinator and licensed Paint Nite host, brought...
Slashed budget leaves LBPSB reeling

Slashed budget, plummeting enrolment leaves LBPSB reeling

By Robert Frank www.thesuburban.com Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) will spend the summer looking for ways to rationalize its expenses, as last week’s provincial budget tore a hole in its...

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