Five Dollar Bill

Five dollars can change your life – Through my eyes

"Invest in yourself before anything else,” Warren Buffet. by Rhonda Massad The five dollar bill.  It has become a bit of a competition in my family but in a good way....
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A letter from Olivia Miller on Equal Pay Day

By Olivia Miller April 11th is Equal Pay Day in Canada which marks how many months from January 1st a woman in Canada needs to work in order to earn...

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...
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Le Nichoir saves Fuzz the lost duckling

By Rhonda Massad What do you do if you find a lost or injured bird? One possibility is to take it to Le Nichoir, the non-profit centre in Hudson that...
Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day – One of my favorite holidays

By Rhonda Massad   Yesterday was one of my favorite holidays.  For years Dj (my son) and I head over to Centennial park in Beaconsfield to spend the day.  Yesterday with...
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Missing Children’s Network partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the West Island

by Rhonda Massad Two significant children’s organizations decided to join forces this spring.  Missing Children’s Network and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the West Island (BBBSWI).  The union is just...
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Why I support the Energy East Pipeline – Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor By: Peter Fletcher Safety, the environment and national unity, that’s why I support the Energy East Pipeline project. Pipelines remain the safest way to transport crude oil across...
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Broadway in the West. Don’t miss JAC’s play “Into the Woods”

by Zach Fenlon The Professional Theatre Program at John Abbott College (JAC)  has just opened Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” and it was simply incredible. As a John Abbott graduate...

Being grateful….Through my eyes

By Rhonda Massad There is so much talk about giving thanks and being grateful, that the words have almost  lost their meaning, but not quite. When my children hit a certain...
Turning Fifty Rhonda Massad

I woke up today and I was fifty

By Rhonda Massad When you are a kid fifty is sooooo old.  Do you remember feeling that way.  Having to respectfully kiss the old people hello even though you really...

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