Kelly Nickerson

Meet Your Neighbour – Kid’s Illustrated Edition

By Kelly Nickerson In this edition, young West Islanders Farrah Gurhan, Taliah Gurhan and Marley Khan sketch out answers to things neighbours might find interesting about them. Farrah, 11, loves...

Steele leads by example

“If you think something is wrong, don’t wait,” said Tracey Steele.   By W.I.B Staff The fitness instructor and acclaimed music professor felt a small protrusion, about the size of a mosquito...
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Saint-Lazare’s Milda Graham takes gold in Gymnastics at age 50

Meet Your Neighbour by Rhonda Massad Following a new trend in welcoming women into the gymnastics world at an age when they were once considered over the hill, Milda Graham, at...
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Beechwood Elementary School boy shaves head to raise funds for father

 By Rhonda Massad Tyler Goldsmith is a ten-year-old boy of action. When he decided to grow his hair this past spring with the idea of shaving his head to raise...
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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...
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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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Ferarri and Angelman Foundation offer respite to families with intellectual disabilities

By Rhonda Massad The Ferrari Club of America Quebec Chapter and the Angelman Foundation made some dreams come true this past August 19, when kids and their drivers took a...

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...

Meet Your Neighbour – Caroline Joyner

by Kelly Nickerson. Caroline Joyner is the Founder and President of Cielo Yoga and Fitness Studios, located in Dorval, QC. This busy working Mom and dog-lover resides in Beaconsfield, QC. READING I’ve...
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St. Anne de Bellevue offering free shuttle service this summer

by Rhonda Massad For the next three years Sainte Anne de Bellevue will be raising the bar when it comes to accessing the extensive activities available in the city.  The...

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