Liberals launch new program to encourage young people to volunteer

Canada and the West Island elects the Liberal Party of Canada – AGAIN

The Liberal Party of Canada will form a minority government having won, at the time of publication, 157 seats of the 170 seats required to be positioned as majority...
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Contractor stabbed with machete in Ile Bizard

Friday afternoon in Ile-Bizard, three contractors were attacked with a machete as they entered a foreclosed home and quickly realized that the former owner was still on the property. The...

Rise of homeless women a growing reality in Montreal

by Kevin Woodhouse While this past Sunday was International Women's Day, a disturbing trend is taking place within Montreal as the number of homeless women, many of them middle aged,...
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...

Lester B. Pearson Schoolboard provides recommendations regarding the coronavirus

Yesterday, in an email sent to all parents, the Lester B. Pearson School Board, shared a letter from the Regional Director of Public Health regarding the coronavirus “assuring us...
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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...

“Batshaw has proven to be very good neighbours so far” BCA says

Beaconsfield Batshaw campus, which will house 24 youth in an open setting is scheduled for occupancy this summer.  In late January, a tour of the shell of the building...

Getting on top of Krabbe disease early can save lives

Lauren Loughheed celebrated her fourth miraculous birthday with Krabbe disease surrounded by more than 120 other children, who came out with their families on the blistery February day for...

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...

Belvedere in conflict on Baie d’Urfé snow contract

By Robert Frank The Quebec Municipal Commission has ruled that former Baie d’Urfé councillor Wayne Belvedere was in conflict of interest, after the town council voted to pay $107,491.32 to...

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