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The West Island Blues Festival presents its 16th edition

On the morning of May 7, 2019, a press conference was held to mark the launch of the 16th edition of the West Island Blues Festival at the Madison’s...

Brenda Murphy – Making a Difference for Over Four Decades

An award ceremony was held April 26, at Cedar Park United Church in Pointe Claire to present Brenda Murphy with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers for her dedication to...

The MNAs’ Bursary – an Unqualified Success

It is an urban legend that young people are completely disengaged from the democratic process. In fact, more than 20 students who attend John Abbott College and CÉGEP Gérald-Godin...
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8th Montreal Jiuding Scholarship distribution gala a huge success

by Rhonda Massad Held at Evo Montréal Vieux-Montréal this past May 4, the 8th annual Montreal Jiu Ding Club,  sponsored by the National Bank recognized 10 students who are academically...
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Novartis Canada celebrates Annual Community Partnership Day Across Quebec

On Friday, May 3rd, 2019,  in celebration of the company’s 23rd annual Community Partnership Day, close to 400 Novartis Canada associates joined their colleagues around the world to give...
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Docs suspect contaminated flood water landed Pierrefonds resident in hospital

Pierrefonds resident, Debbie Praw was in a state of fine health up until last Tuesday, April 30. She found herself admitted to the hospital after passing out from blood loss...
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Parking or not? Summary of REM public meeting on the West Island

by Karen Cliffe About 500 West island residents, business owners, and elected officials showed up for the REM (Réseau express métropolitain) meeting this past Monday, April 29, at the Holiday...
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Pointe Claire to revitalize Grande-Anse Park

Construction of a new accessible chalet As part of the revitalization of Grande-Anse Park, the current chalet will be replaced by a new one and will include completely accessible facilities...
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Stolen sandbags and Mother Nature leave dikes vulnerable in Pierrefonds and Ile Bizard

About 150 homes were saved from the waters after a dike gave way, leaving a gap of five feet in the dike, in Pierrefonds on Tuesday. More than thirty men...
Best of the West January 2019

Rhonda’s Best of the West May 2019

Spring in the West Island this year has brought its share of hardship. What has been beautiful to see is how neighbours and friends have come together to support...

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