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Picking up trash in the West Island

Trash Talk Montreal is a youth run organization dedicated to making a difference in our community. They have removed over 2,150 pounds of trash from the Montreal area and...
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How to fix your appliances the right way

  We’ve got lots of appliances sitting in our home, and sooner or later they’d require some repairing touches. The majority of the repairs won’t get you to break a...
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ALL Pointe-Claire properties EXCLUDED from the Flood Zone Decree

Pointe Claire is pleased to inform citizens that as of August 20, all Pointe-Claire properties will be excluded from the flood zone decreed by Québec, under a new draft...

Six Herbs, Six Ways

As printed in Eco Beauty Editor   Look no further than your garden, or your local organic garden centre, for healing herbs that do double duty as ingredients for countless recipes. From...
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8 Steps to Prepare for Retirement

Many of us are at a stage in life where we or someone we know has just retired or are currently considering retirement. Even though there is life beyond...
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Stressed Caregivers: What To Do?

by Matt Del Vecchio It is estimated that one in four Canadians (more than 8 million people) provide informal care to their family, friend or loved one.  It can, at times,...
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Parking or not? Summary of REM public meeting on the West Island

by Karen Cliffe About 500 West island residents, business owners, and elected officials showed up for the REM (Réseau express métropolitain) meeting this past Monday, April 29, at the Holiday...
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More Montreal parks inclusive and healthy

By Daniele Iannarone For Pointe-Claire resident Christine Latreille, what started off as a simple interest turned into a full-blown blog.  Since 2014, Latreille is one of three bloggers in...
The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

According to the UMPC Health Beat, while floods can certainly destroy personal property, they can also have another, even more, dangerous effect — on your health. There are several different...
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Sherry Shaban teaches us the proper way to lift sandbags in this time of...

Sandbagging can take its toll and so can stress. Sherry Shaban of Cross Fit Ile Bizard shares the best way to take care of our backs and bodies during a...

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