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8 dead after Pointe-Claire’s Cambridge residence allows gathering

On December 25, the Cambridge in Pointe-Claire is next in the long lineup of seniors facilities to be struck by the COVID-19 virus. The exposure started with two cases...
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Messages of love and hope from staff to students of Beacon Hill Elementary School

Messages of love and hope hit the Beacon Hill Elementary School's entire staff gathered hopeful pictures of themselves to help students in isolation. "This was an initiative that was started...
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Saving Lives One Bar of Soap at a Time!

Ever wonder what happens to that unfinished bar of soap left behind in your hotel room? You would be surprised to know that it may be given a second...

Kirkland’s Julie Quenneville goes from volunteering to President of the McGill University Health Centre...

by Rhonda Massad Julie Quenneville grew up on the West Island where she began her philanthropic career at the age of 13 when she volunteered at the YMCA. The rest...

An Interview with the West Island Tie-Dye Queen: Jordyn Shell

Jordyn Shell, 25-year-old Dollard-des-Ormeaux resident has recently been gaining lots of traction from creating her very own tie-dye charity. She tie-dyes the clothes herself, most notably using the Champion...

Beaconsfield’s Dr. Gabrielle Cassir talks about sex during pregnancy

Dr. Gabrielle Cassir takes on the guys on Have The Balls To Talk About It.  They discuss sex during pregnancy, hormones, cravings and much much more. “Have the balls to...
Meet your Neighbour: DDO's Corrie Sirota

Meet your Neighbour: DDO’s Corrie Sirota

by Rhonda Massad Corrie Sirota takes active to a higher level. Corrie and her husband Andy Frankel can be found ballroom dancing, fundraising, teaching, coaching and traveling. Corrie and Andy...
Beaconsfield's Matt Del Vecchio and Stefanie Dadou take seniors to heart

Beaconsfield’s Matt Del Vecchio and Stefanie Cadou take seniors to heart

by Rhonda Massad Matt Del Vecchio and Stefanie Cadou, proud parents of Lisa (21), Axelle (20) and Anthony (18). This family has the feel of a good old fashioned Brady...
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West Island Karate Championships encourage kids to reach for the stars

By Rhonda Massad The 16th annual West Island Karate Championships (WIKC) took place on Saturday, February 11, in Ile Perrot. The tournament is one of the longest-running tournaments for juniors...
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Jimmy James, Montreal’s Internationally Acclaimed Blues Guitar Player, Shares Insights Into His Life

By: Olivia Kona Jimmy James’ fingers fly at such incredible speeds when he’s playing his guitar that they seem at odds with his calm and easygoing nature. An icon of...