Tuesday, January 31, 2023
West Island Activities Halloween 2019

13 Family-Friendly West Island Halloween Activities

2019 West Island Halloween Activity Guide Halloween in the West Island is so much more than one night of amazing trick-or-treating! It's weeks of spooky fun activities like skating in...
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Where to get a flu shot in the West Island

One week into the vaccination campaign and appointments for flu shots in the West Island have booked up at a record speed this year. Don't worry, Le Centre intégré...
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Baie D’Urfé elementary school septic tank is smelling up the neighbourhood

Parents of Joseph Henrico contacted the media because they are fed up with the smells that emanate from the school's sanitary facility next to the students' entrance. The septic tank...
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COVID-19: Québec’s At-Risk Students Feeling Left Behind

In August, the Government of Canada allocated $432.15 million in support of Québec through the Safe Return to Class Fund. “We’ve made this funding flexible, so provinces, and ultimately...
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Video: A Nutritionist’s take on Plant-Based Alternatives

The West Island Blog had the opportunity to sit down with Robin Glance, a nutritionist at Energie EnCorps West Island, to talk about plant-based diets. Whether you're vegan, vegetarian,...

Comprehensive list of measles outbreaks in the Montreal and Laval areas since end June...

Cases of measles were reported in the greater Montreal area since the end 2019, has been listed by the Quebec health department's website . People who are considered contagious visited...
Youth Stars’ Anti-Bullying Tour Launch

LBPSB Youth Stars’ Anti-Bullying Tour Launch

Youth Stars will be launching their Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) anti-bullying tour at Beechwood Elementary School on January 17th, 2020. The launch event will debut its Youth...
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Increased risk of residential drownings this summer

Following the drowning of a 3-year-old girl in a residential pool South of Montreal on July 4th, combined with the reduced accessibility of public pools due to COVID-19, it...

What floatation device is best for your child? Swim for Life tells us

West Island Blog's Swim Safety Series with Swim for Life's Karina Renaud of Pointe Claire tells gives us the ins and outs of floatation safety. Karina at Swim for Life...
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May is Missing Children’s Month

May is Missing Children’s Month. The objective of this month is to raise awareness about the plight of missing and exploited children and to inform parents about what they can...