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City Councillor Tests West Island Public Transit

By Daniele Iannarone A Pierrefonds city councillor discovered firsthand how frustrating, time-consuming and costly taking public transportation from the West Island to downtown Montreal can be. Benoit Langevin, City Councillor for...
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Lakeshore General Hospital Receives New Wheelchairs

By Daniele Iannarone Thanks to the incredible generosity of donors throughout the West Island, Pointe-Claire’s Lakeshore General Hospital has just received brand-new wheelchairs to be put to immediate use. Twenty-five new...
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Near drowning in Calgary YMCA Reminds Us That an Accident Can Happen Anytime

By Karina Renaud Saturday morning swimming lessons are a staple in most young family weekly activity calendars. On September 28th, what would have otherwise been a normal class turned to...
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CAQ wins majority government but not on the West Island – Liberals maintain their...

  It is out with in old in with the new across Quebec but not on the West Island as the Liberal party maintain their strong hold. François Legault will lead...
Angell Woods

Major Acquisition and Permanent Protection of Angell Woods

$14M Spent by the Montreal Agglomeration in Beaconsfield The mayor of Beaconsfield, Georges Bourelle, and Council confirmed today that an immense 78,500-square-metre plot in the Angell Woods has been purchased...
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Preventing runaways this summer season

Since the beginning of the warmer weather, the number of runaways in Quebec has increased significantly over a very short period. The reasons why youth run away are complex...
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Pointe Claire marks Quebec Week of Intellectual Handicap with important improvements to public buildings

To mark the Semaine québécoise des personnes handicapées, the city of Pointe Claire improves public facilities. “We constantly strive to improve accessibility at all of our facilities in order to...
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Fatal motorcycle accident Thursday night in Pointe Claire

A 26-year-old man lost his life after his motorcycle collided with a van on Thursday night in Pointe-Claire. The accident occurred around 3:00 am at the intersection of Saint-Jean and...
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May is Missing Children’s Month

In 1986, the Solicitor General of Canada proclaimed May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day. Over the years, the Missing Children’s Network has declared May to be Missing Children's...

West Island Community Shares Surpasses Its Fundraising Goal of 1.3M

$1,345,500 DISTRIBUTED TO 40 WEST ISLAND COMMUNITY GROUPS Excitement was in the air at the Auditorium Serge Nolet in Dorval last Thursday evening. That’s when West Island Community Shares distributed...

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