Monday, August 2, 2021
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New Walking Trail in Dorval

Hiking enthusiasts will be pleased to learn that the City of Dorval has introduced a new walking trail for the community to enjoy, the Peace Trail. Totaling about 2.5 kilometers,...
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...
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The sheep are back in town!! Eco-grazing in Pointe Claire

ECO-GRAZING – THE SHEEP ARE BACK THIS SUMMER AT EDGEWATER PARK! Pointe Claire is happy to have to announce that  Edgewater Park, located along Lake Saint-Louis near Pointe-Claire Village, will...
The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

Gov agrees to review Flood Map due to push back

In response to pressure exerted by many municipalities in the Greater Montreal area, the inaccuracies of the map representing the 2017 and 2019 flooded territories that was presented earlier...

Chickens soon to be allowed as a pet in Saint-Lazare

Saint-Lazare is among the first municipalities that will allow domestic chicken coops in the very near future.   In a recent announcement the Town of Sainte-Lazare announced that they would be...
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Montréal announces the creation of the Grand Parc de l’Ouest

Maps are changing on the Island of Montreal these last few months.  Flood maps are being addressed across the province and now a bold green push will change, or...

Pierrefonds Flood Update with Councillor Benoit Langevin- Help needed

Reporting for West Island Blog, Nader G. Barsoum takes us through the streets of Pierrefonds. Councillor Benoit Langevin speaks to Nader about what is needed on the ground, today,...
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Tips on Growing Tomatoes in Containers

  Tomatoes are the Holy Grail for many gardeners. Growing tomatoes in containers can be hugely satisfying or a flat out disaster. Sometimes there is nothing you can do to...
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Visit Canada’s red chairs for the best views in the country

In 2014 the park rangers of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, had an idea. They placed 18 red chairs in different locations in the park. Hikers were able to...
Flood 2019 sandbagging Ile Bizard

Rapid Relief Team planning to build a dike along Joly Street this weekend with...

With the threat of more water coming this weekend,Rapid Relief Team's Bradley Anderson is calling for help from volunteers, to pickup drivers and those with hip waders. "The goal is to...