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Beaconsfield Council questions leaf blowers one more time

By Rhonda Massad While leaf blowers can be annoying when you sit down to that long-awaited summer BBQ so can mowers, diggers and pretty much any of the noisemakers used...
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Canadian Food Inspection Agency forces more flour recalls from Ardent Mills

The food recall warning issued on April 4, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA)...
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POINTE-CLAIRE CONTINUES TO DEVELOP TERRA-COTTA PARK

In partnership with the Fondation Hydro-Québec pour l’environnement and Nature-Action Québec, Pointe-Claire continues to develop Terra-Cotta Park The city of Pointe-Claire, is pleased to announce that the development of Terra-Cotta...
fat myth

Being “fat and fit” is a myth, study says

By Richard Tardif   Big is beautiful, fat but fit, big-boned, healthy at any size – all of them are big fat myths, says a study, recommending people should aim to...
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Liverpool House

There is no shortage of restaurants in Montreal. Every year a new batch seem to pop up,  some live up to their expectations and endure the test of time...
Brent Lakatos, Para Athletic Championships, Rhonda Massad

Brent Lakatos of Dorval brings home fourth gold in world para athletics

Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., brought home his fourth gold medal of the world para athletics championships on Sunday. Lakatos finished the men's T53 100-metre final in 14.52 seconds, ahead...

The Importance of Core Strength Training

by Janice Hillrich The core is your centre of power. Many people believe that the core is comprised only of the abdominal muscles.  This is only partially correct. The core...

Horrible Words

I love words.  I suppose you can call me a “logophile”, a lover of words.  Logophile comes from the Greek words logos meaning “word, speech, discourse” and philos meaning...
The Record Breakers with West Island Blog's Rhonda Massad

Fifteen years of West Island Blues Fest promotes a unified West Island

by Rhonda Massad This year, the West Island Blues Festival has raised more than $150,000 for local community groups. This year the two-part event will distribute funds to the Alzheimer...

What Can Sunless Tanning Do for You Mentally?

For those who take great pride in their appearance, they have a good idea as to what they can accomplish with quality self-tanning products. What they may not realize...

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