Eat Love Live Women’s only Valentine’s Event raises $26,000

Eat Love Live, the annual women’s only Valentine’s fundraising event put on by the West Island Cancer Wellness Center raises $26,000.  More than 100 women came out to an...

8925 individuals of the Southern West Island’s population live under the poverty line, TQSOI...

“The Portrait is the first step to moving the community to a better place” Holmes states. by Rhonda Massad The Table de Quartier Sud de l’Ouest de l’île (TQSOI)  launched the...

Train de l’Ouest’s brand keeps organization relevant Grassroots group will not waiver in support...

By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com It is not uncommon for soft drink and fast food corporations, that rake in millions in profit every year, to still spend millions on advertising ensuring that...

Kerry’s Kitchen volunteers delivery nutrition and hope across the Island of Montreal

by Rhonda Massad www. thesuburban.com Kerry’s kitchen is an initiative of En Famille, a Hope and Cope program of the Jewish General Hospital. This group of active volunteers deliver meals to...

WIPCR offers care and compassion

“They took care of my mother but they also took care of the entire family.” The Suburban caught up with Niech’Elle-Simone Skeete while she was volunteering at the West Island...
Drowning

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...

West Island Women’s Centre celebrates 40 years

by Rhonda Massad Spring was in the air on March 9, the day after International Women’s day, when West Island Women’s Centre (WIWC) celebrated their 40th birthday amongst new and...
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...
Lakeshore hospital wheelchairs

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...

Claudia Marques makes bold move on Facebook

By Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com Kirkland resident and promotional announcer on The Beat 92.5, Claudia Marques, took a bold step last week against society’s image of beauty when she posted a picture...

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