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...
Damas West Island Blog

Damas – They know how to do Syrian food right

by Rhonda Massad I am a tough sell when it comes to Arabic food, my mom is of British descent but learned as a young wife and mother how to...

Smoked Meat: Montreal’s Paradise on a Plate

January seems to be the month of resolutions, makeovers and reinvention. The phrases that are probably reiterated the most are “I plan to workout more” or “I’m definitely going...
Lianne Bridges

Discover Your Passion – Meet the Business

Do you ever wonder what your true path is? Do you have lots of ideas and passions, but donʼt know how they all fit together? Maybe you feel stuck...
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,...
Au Galop St. Lazarre


The inaugural year of the Saint-Lazare Festival au Galop took place on August 7, 8 and 9, 2015 and attracted over 10 000 festivalgoers. Saint-Lazare succeeded in booking the...
Whole Foods, Organic, Paleo, Vegan

Who wants a Whole Foods Grocery Store on the West Island? ME!!!!

By Rhonda Massad On a recent visit to Toronto with my girls I took the time to visit  Whole Foods grocery store.  I have wanted to go for a long...
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...
Canadian Forest Service, Pierre Albert Sevigny

Montreal to use bio-weapon on emerald ash bugs

By P.A.Sévigny As of last week, the Coderre administration is now beginning to use Tetrastichus Planipenisi – a tiny Asian wasp – as their newest weapon against Agrilus Planipennis –...

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