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Alex Petizian and Kendrick Martin

West Islanders turn fabric company into medical gown manufacturer

  In typical proactive Canadian style, Alex Petizian and Kendrick Martin have teamed up to supply resources to those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Naizil Inc and...
Bell Let's Talk Mental Health

West Island psychiatrist explains how to get help with mental illness

Dr. Fiore Lalla, a psychiatrist at the Lakeshore General Hospital, and Rhonda Massad touch on mental health issues on Bell's Let's Talk Day.  The interview covers the resources available...
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Cast your vote for the West Island Women’s Centre’s Book Club’s next summer...

The West Island Women's Centre invites you to vote on their next book club read. They will have a virtual get together at the end of the summer to...

Halle Berry is in Montreal preparing to film Moonfall

Halle Berry is quarantining in our beautiful city of Montreal as she gets set to film Moonfall directed by Roland Emmerich. The star posted to Instagram two days ago saying...
Zach Fenlon, Life with Soran, Rhonda Massad, WIAIH,West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped,

Beaconsfield’s Zach Fenlon blogs about Life With Soran, an eight year old boy with...

Twenty year old Beaconsfield resident Zach Fenlon is an unofficial big brother to Soran, an eight year boy with Down Syndrome.  The match was made in heaven last September...
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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...

6 Year old Clara saves the day as she prevented a deadly gas leak...

Beaconsfield August 5, 2020 - On Monday, two Beaconsfield residents were saved from a deadly gas leak after 6-year-old Clara alerted her dad of a weird smell. Emergency services...
Jimmy James, Olivia Kona, Demetrios Bakolias, Blues Guitar Player, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad

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...

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...
Candy Cane Ice Cream right here on the West Island,West Island News, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, John Bolanis

A Christmas Miracle made of Candy Cane Ice Cream here on the West Island

A Christmas miracle can happen and does on the West Island. It seems no matter when someone reaches out there is a hand there to lift us up. We...