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...
Claudine Campeau West Island Assistance Fund

Baby tigers provide therapeutic healing to West Island Assistance Fund’s CEO Claudine Campeau

by Rhonda Massad After a year that would not stop giving Claudine Campeau CEO of West Island Assistance Fund a hard time, the community leader found herself cradling a baby...
What's the plan?

What’s the PLAN?

by Ken Ingram President TAC-Coaching Montreal Did you know that the first known use of the word “PLAN” dates back to the late seventh century, and that a plan can be...
Wear Orange,December 8th,National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, News, West Island News

Wear Orange on December 8th- National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against...

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence begins November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends of December 10, International Human Rights...
DOWNHILL SKI, ski PREP, SKIERS, TUNE-UP, Strength, flexibility, Club Mansfield, Wendy Hunt, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, Winter sports

Downhill ski prep –The skiers tune-up

Written by Wendy Hunt for the Mansfield Pointe Claire It’s hard to believe that the downhill ski season is coming up, but the sound of winter winds is a reminder...

3 amazing travel tools for food allergy population

by Candice Minch For parents in a family with food allergies, the thought of travelling away from home to a different country can be both exciting and scary at the...
Bernie Kelly Goulem

Beaconsfield’s Bernie Kelly Goulem celebrates history and art by opening her home to the...

 By Rhonda Massad Artist Bernie Kelly Goulem moved to Beaconsfield on Kirkwood Avenue in 1967 into what was once a summer cottage for the wealthy Montrealers.  For the past two...

Developer asking for unprecedented four story development in Beaconsfield

by Rhonda Massad Only 11 months after a zoning change to allow three stories at Le Club West Island, a.k.a the tennis club, in Beaconsfield, the new owners, Laval based...
Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, keeping it real, Suzanne Reisler Litwin

Praise it Forward

By: Suzanne Reisler Litwin They say Canadians are very polite people. We say a lot of "please" and "thank you’s". As  people, we are not very bossy, noisy, or arrogant....
Anna Giannone Co-Parenting Coach, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog

Badmouthing Your Co-Parent Can Have Lasting Consequences

by Anna Giannone   When I think back to my early years of co-parenting, 30 years ago, my awareness about co-parenting was limited -- it was unknown territory. I had to...

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