Thursday, April 25, 2024
Erin O’Loughlin, Exergaming, Postpartum Depression, Motivation, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, News, West Island News, Community, Olivia Kona

Erin O’Loughlin Talks Exergaming, Postpartum Depression, and What Motivates Us to Move

By:  Olivia Kona Do people exercise because they’re happy? Or are people happy because they exercise? Erin O’Loughlin, researcher and PhD candidate in exercise and health psychology, poses this chicken...
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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...
Zeina Khawam

Let Zeina Khawam help you take the diet out of your new years resolution

Eating for Pleasure by Zeina Khawam I love food and think about it all the time – anything from salmon, to beans and lentils, all kinds of fruit and vegetables, and...
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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...
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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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...
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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...
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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Pointe Claire martial arts studio joins the #BeccaToldMeTo kindness movement

by Rhonda Massad Sensei, Meghan Greig, is a martial arts instructor with a second-degree black belt. She believes in giving back and teaches her students the same. Greig was recently...
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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...