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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...

West Island Palliative Care Says Thanks – Volunteer BBQ

by Rhonda Massad This was my second visit to the West Island Palliative Care Residence.  Well my third, I could not get over the fear the first time I went...

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...

OP-ED by MP Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe – ANTI-TERRORISM BILL (C-51)

By Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe Member of Parliment As many now know, I was on the front line during the shooting that took place in Parliament last October. The next day I...
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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...
Emerald Ash Borer takes our Ash Trees

As luck would have it the Emerald Ash Borer will be munching on other...

By Rhonda Massad Repeated application of pesticides over 15 to 20 years can’t be good for the environment. As cities across the West Island and pretty much everywhere prepared their 2015...
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Beaconsfield needs a fresh start

By Beryl Wajsman, Editor With files from Robert Frank and Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com “There comes a point in the affairs of governors and the governed where every action of the former excites...

We need to take some ideas from Laval’s transit policies. Nicely done…

The 10th Origin-Destination survey (OD) came back with high marks for Laval residents. The study that looked at the entire metropolitan area was conducted in the fall 2013.  Laval...

What would you do in the event of an chemical explosion in a near...

by Rhonda Massad Here is a link explaining that residents living within a certain radius of a nuclear plant in Canada need to have pills to protect them from nuclear...