Thursday, April 25, 2024
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Brittany Kennell has a sweet voice as well as a kind heart

by Rhonda Massad If you have not heard by now former Beaconsfield resident Brittany Kennell has made her way, after plenty of hard work, to the renowned TV show The...

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...

Beaconsfield’s Frédéric Cassir receives Governor General medal for community service

by Rhonda Massad His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division) to 43 recipients from various sectors across the country...
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New Year’s with the Rivards brings $750 to locals in need

By Rhonda Massad Lovie Rivard and her husband Alain can often be found volunteering on the West Island. This New Year's Eve was no exception. The dynamic duo held their...
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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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West Island businesswomen donate $100,000 collectively to support community groups

Ten spectacular West Island women donated $10,000 each to West Island Community Shares (WICS) to participate in their event to end all events. Their $100,000 contribution represents much-needed support...
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MoveMate makes moving & deliveries in Montreal easier than ever! 

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 health crisis has changed most of our daily lives. Forced to stay at home and limit interactions, consumption habits have also been...
Why are you wearing a hijab?

Why are you wearing a hijab?

After the devasting shooting in Quebec City, several Montreal Mosques held an open house welcoming their neighbours for some conversation, a tour, and some light refreshments.  The idea was...
West Island kids are knitting while learning at school

West Island kids are knitting while learning at school

by Rhonda Massad "People are happy when I knit for them, and they give me hugs. I like hugs," Sarah Benchimol, ten years old. Is knitting the new Yoga? On the...
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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...