Key Federal Investment for the Protection of Mont Rigaud

Last week, Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Peter Schiefke, announced a federal investment of $325,000 to protect 63 hectares of Mont Rigaud. “Our government’s strong commitment to the preservation of...

Gaspé resident camps out overnight to get first publication of Charlie Hebdo

0 The first publication of Charlie Hebdo since the bloodbath in Paris last week was sought far and wide, with waiting lists and lineups for those eager to get their...
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Snowfall warning from Environment Canada

Less than 72 hours after having treated us to some 40 cm of snow, Mother Nature strikes again. Environment Canada has issued the following snowfall warning for the areas...

Kirkland Mayor does not hold out hope for Canada Post home delivery

by Rhonda Massad In 2013 Canada Post implemented their five point Action Plan, which is expected to contribute financial benefits of an estimated $700 million to $900 million a year...
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Government of Canada to Provide Tax Exemption to Deployed Canadian Armed Forces Personnel

Recognizing the commitment and sacrifice that Canadian Armed Forces members, and their families, make for Canada when a member deploys abroad, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, Finance Minister Bill...
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WIPCR’s Teresa Dellar found a void, filled it

By Rhonda Massad Dollard resident Teresa Dellar is the executive director and co-founder of the West Island Palliative Care Residence (WIPCR). She is grateful to have had her family’s support...
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Snow on the forecast for tomorrow and Friday

Environment Canada has issued the following special weather statement for the areas of Châteauguay, Laval, Longueuil and Montréal. “Snow is expected Thursday and Friday. A taste of the system will...
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...
Ash trees to come down

Beaconsfield offers discount on EAB pesticide treatment

By Kevin Woodhouse No help for citizens who want to cut trees instead The city of Beaconsfield is offering citizens who have ash trees on their property and who will have...

Dollard school placed first in Quebec rankings

West Island College (WIC) ranked number one among quebec private schools for its English school and number two for its French school in the 2014 Quebec ministry exams amongst...

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