Leisure activities

West Island leisure activity update by city (June 24th 2020)

This is an exciting week for us West Islanders! After consulting several websites, social media, and placing various phone calls, here is the official list of leisure activities that...
How to Start a Summer Garden

How to Start a Garden This Summer

With everything that happened recently, a lot of activities got postponed or even became impossible. You probably missed the opportunity to purchase seeds and start planting in early spring....
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4 All Natural Pest Control Remedies For Your Garden

Pests are a big problem for your yard and garden. All the hard work you put into it can be wiped out with an errant deer, rabbit or bug...
Scott Dickson, Royal Montreal Golf and Country Club

Golfing in COVID – a word from the GM of Royal Montreal Golf Club

https://youtu.be/zTUxVScwOvQ   While the green light to golf was given by the Quebec Governement, Scott Dickson, General Manager at The Royal Montreal Golf Club in Ile Bizard is over the moon...
Birds Duck Sainte Anne De Bellevue

Turkeys, ducks and deer sightings on the rise

One morning when Josianne Plante looked out the window, she was surprised to see a pair of large wild bare-headed turkeys walking around her neighborhood in eastern Montreal. “They were...
moonlight snow shoe treck

Snowshoe in the moonlight this March 13

Imagine you are outside on a fresh winter night, dressed warm, the moon is round and shining bright.  You are surrounded by happy people, people who care about others. ...

Ecomuseum Zoo mourns the loss of Aurora

Yesterday, in a post on its Facebook community, Ecomuseum Zoo announced the passing of 8-year old Aurora, a female Woodland caribou. Aurora's "death was sudden... she passed away on Friday...
Pointe Claire

Artists sought for a mural in the Pointe-Claire Village

Third permanent mural project The City of Pointe-Claire is looking for an artist, a group of artists or a recognized organization to create the City’s third permanent public mural on...
The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

Committee seeks your input on how floods impacted your property or business

2019 saw record and near record high water levels in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Basin. With that in mind Canada and the United States created the International...
Man falls through ice West Island sunday

Woman and dog rescued on video after falling through the ice

Thanks to West Island Blog follower, Pete Michaud for his quick coverage of a woman falling through the ice Sunday afternoon near the corner of Sources Road and St....

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