Sunday, February 25, 2024
West Island summer day camp

A peak at safety protocols used in West Island day camps

Not all summer camps have opened this year, but the ones that did have been operating slightly different this summer. Since COVID-19, it was feared that summer camps wouldn’t...
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La Palette Art School in Beaconsfield celebrates 50 years

by Rhonda Massad La Palette Art School opened in 1967 by well-known artist Renate Heidersdorf. Renate is the daughter of Ernest Heidersdorf, a renowned German-born painter famous for his love...
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Kirkland dedicates park to Councillor Tony Di Gennaro

  By Rhonda Massad Kirkland Mayor and Council renamed Dragon Park to Di Gennaro Park this past weekend in honour of Kirkland City Councillor Tony Di Gennaro who died suddenly last...

Midget BB Lakeshore Panthers and Tigers pay tribute to fallen 16 year old Ryan...

“They matured in an instant” Coach Gord by Rhonda Massad What was supposed to be a special gift of a new liver turned in to tragedy for the Marchand family when...
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Westside Gathering changes Christmas gathering schedule to relieve stress

by Rhonda Massad With the busy Christmas rush on us, Lead Pastor at Westside Gathering in Dollard des Ormeaux, David Manafo has taken a modern approach to the timing of...

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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McHappy day celebrates 25 years of giving back to the community

by Rhonda Massad McHappy day was celebrated across the country for 25 years of supporting the community.  Here on the West Island six locations owned by Fred and Gail Cassir...
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Pointe Claire athletes cleaned up in 2019 – go world in several categories in...

Pointe-Claire’s athletes had a great end of year during diving and canoe polo competitions. Winter National Diving Championships Several athletes from the Pointe-Claire Diving Club achieved podium success at the Winter...
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Dollard’s Gavin Fernandes contributes to Golden Globes Big Little Lies

By Rhonda Massad West Islanders can be proud of one of their own, Gavin Fernandes of Dollard des Ormeaux for his contribution to the recent Golden Globe won by Big...
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Kirkland mother delivers baby in front seat of family SUV

By Rhonda Massad Farah Hayat took 40 hours to deliver her first child, Noah who today is 15 months old. She thought it was premature to rush to the hospital...