The Joy of Living Without “Shoulds” and “Shouldn’ts”

by Caroline Courey Did you know that two top regrets of 80+-year-olds are ‘I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected...
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Properties in area to gain value due to new condo project in Beaconsfield

 By Rhonda Massad An impact study prepared by Valiquette, Martin, Montmarquet, Poissant and Associates (VMMP), suggests a rise in property value for those adjacent to the new Adamus project in...
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Leaf Blowers set to be banned from June to September, in Beaconsfield this Monday...

by Rhonda Massad Next public meeting in Beaconsfield holds an item on the agenda to ban leaf blowers from June through to September.  The proposed bylaw change has caused an...
Eco Conversions

Eco Conversions can take your home from oil to electricity in just one day

Meet the Business: Eco Conversions Heating Oil to Electricity Conversion Services in the Montreal Area For a Sustainable Ecological Transition Eco Conversions' mission is to be a major player in Québec’s energy...
Food security

Grocery chains encourage shoppers to give to area food banks

by Kevin Woodhouse "While there hasn't been a significant increase in demand over the last three years, the face of poverty has changed," Dany Michaud said in reference to food...
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Little Maestros music initiation program offered by Kerry-Anne Kutz this fall

by Kerry-Anne Kutz Do you have small children? Would you like to them to discover the joys of music and song? Permettez à vos petits de découvrir les joies de la musique...
West Island Blog

Turn your clocks back and check your smoke detectors

When you turn your clocks back to standard time on the night of October 31 to November 1, remember that it’s also time to check your smoke alarms and...

Why Life Celebrations Are Better For Children

Ask any child and they’ll tell you that their parent or loved one was unique, different and unlike any other. And, they’re totally right because we’re all unique. Which...
Beaconsfield, Rhonda Massad

Beaconsfielders turn to Facebook group to understand new organic waste pickup

By Rhonda Massad While Beaconsfield has won awards for their "Pay as you Go" waste management system, the city is one of the last on the West Island to offer...
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Mosquitoes have taken full advantage of floodwater

by Rhonda Massad According to the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, there are two kinds of mosquitoes, floodwater mosquitoes, and still water mosquitoes.   I noticed the rise of mosquitoes in...

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