Talking About Personal Safety With Young Children

Talking About Personal Safety With Young Children

In light of the recent disappearance of Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou, safety concerns have never been more on the minds of parents.  During times of crisis, we are often reminded...
Pointe Claire Friday night, West Island News, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, Car Accident, Pointe Claire

Police chase closes part of the 40 Monday morning

During the early hours of Monday, February 26, following a late Sunday robbery at a Dollard-des-Ormeaux shopping center three lanes of Highway 40 eastbound in the sector of Senneville...
Bags For Cash" project helps sell unwanted bags of sand and gravel used for the flood, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, flood 2017

Dorval warns residents to prepare for flood – free sandbags available as of Monday

IMPORTANT RAINFALL EXPECTED In preparation for the important rainfall expected next Tuesday, February 20, and Wednesday, February 21, the City of Dorval is taking all the necessary precautionary measures. City officials are inspecting...
Pointe-Claire, new commander, Inspection/Public Security Department, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, Volunteer rescue, Emergency

Demerged cities demand revision of their additional $20 million contribution to Montreal’s Agglomeration

by Rhonda Massad The 15 suburban cities on the island of Montreal will be going back to the drawing board to rework their local budgets but not before demanding Montreal's...
Fire in Pointe Claire, West Island Blog, West Island News, Rhonda Massad, firefighter, Community,

Firefighters extinguish flames in Pointe Claire despite frigid tempertures

By Eva Tomlin Despite the frigid temperatures of -15 Celsius, fire broke out in Pointe Claire two nights ago on the corner of Saddlewood Ave and Westfield Ave. The townhouse...
Pointe-Claire is holding an auction to redistribute goods belonging to the city to the general population, Rhonda Massad, West Island blog, West Island News

Pointe Claire Village merchants worry about Christmas sales dropping due to incomplete road work

by Rhonda Massad Pointe Claire Village merchants worry construction in and around Cartier Avenue will cost them their Christmas revenues. According to Diane Tetrault, a business owner in the area, the...
Chantal, La Sortie, Sexual Exploitation, Rhonda Massad, West island Blog, West Island News

West Island human trafficking survivor makes a symbolic artistic gesture

  As part of the 5th Edition of Montreal’s Mural Festival, a sexual exploitation survivor left her handprints on artist Taka Sudo’s Phoenix A West Island resident placed her handprints on a...
STM Express 419

STM increases weekend service on 419 Express John-Abott line

Starting June 19th, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) STM will increase service on the 419 – Express John-Abbott bus line on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) during the summer...
Global aerospace leader relocates operations to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News

Global aerospace leader relocates operations to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

Zodiac Aerospace, world leader in aerospace systems and aircraft equipment manufacturer, and the 2017 recipient of the Montreal Top Employers Award, successfully concluded the relocation of part of its...
Tax Exemption for Salaries of Deployed Canadian Armed Forces Personnel and Police Officers, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, CAF

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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