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Shining Light on our Community as West Island Ambassador for Viva Montreal

This summer I was asked to act as an ambassador for the West Island, in a contest put on by Desjardins called Viva Montreal.  The contest allows a panel...
Marché des Jardiniers

Marché de Jardiniers, La Prairie – Beyond the Wild Wild West Island

By Rhonda Massad I love an open farmers market. Makes me feel connected to mother nature and all she has to offer, especially in the summer.  I frequent Jean Talon...
Scuba Diving Tips For Beginners

Scuba Diving Tips For Beginners

The amazing underwater world makes up two-thirds of the planet. It is home to hundreds of thousands of plant and animal species. This incredible beauty remains unknown to those...
Oliver Gaudette Laval

Olivier Gaudette works his magic at Ecole La Source and Simon Vanier School

By Rhonda Massad Just in time for back to school Oliver Gaudette, a Fabreville resident, will be winding up his latest contribution to Laval’s beautification.   La Source school in Fabreville,...
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The Willow Inn is haunting me, but not the way you think

by Rhonda Massad Rumour has it that the original Willow Inn was the site of the murder of Maud, a servant girl in 1837.  It is also said, but not...
Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Beyond the Wild Wild West Island, Dominican Republic, Travel

Punta Cana airport is designed for travel fun!

Punta Cana is such a popular tourist destination that it has its own (privately owned) airport, which is located about 10 to 40 minutes away from most of the...

Laval hosts second annual Awareness Exhibition with Sonia Benezra

by Rhonda Massad The bilingual Awareness Exhibition catering to the mind, body and soul will be held at the Chateau Royal in Laval on February 20 and 21.  Close to 130...
Free weekend-long bereavement camp for children and teens, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, summer camp

Free weekend-long bereavement camp for children and teens

Camp Erin® Montreal is a free, weekend-long bereavement camp for children and teens, ages 6 - 17, who are experiencing grief from a death of someone close to them....
Dic Ann's , Montreal, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, WIB, Hamburgers, Food

Dic Ann’s

 by Rhonda Massad Unfortunately for me, I did not know about Dic Ann’s when there was a location on the West Island.  I am still sadly confused as to why...
Light Rail Transit, West Island , West Island Blog, WIB, Rhonda Massad, CDPQ Infra, Montreal,

Light Rail Transit still a dream for the West Island

by Rhonda Massad West Islanders were anxious to come out to the Holiday Inn in Pointe Claire on June 9, to get a more extensive explanation as to the future...

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