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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: DDO's Corrie Sirota

Meet your Neighbour: DDO’s Corrie Sirota

by Rhonda Massad Corrie Sirota takes active to a higher level. Corrie and her husband Andy Frankel can be found ballroom dancing, fundraising, teaching, coaching and traveling. Corrie and Andy...
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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...
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Beaconsfield’s Dr. Gabrielle Cassir talks about sex during pregnancy

Dr. Gabrielle Cassir takes on the guys on Have The Balls To Talk About It.  They discuss sex during pregnancy, hormones, cravings and much much more. “Have the balls to...
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...
Milda Graham take gold in Gymnastics at age 50 , West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, West Island News

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...

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...

Youth Homelessness is a real in the West Island

In response to a recent news article published this month describing the situation of homeless people seeking refuge at an underpass by the Lachine Canal, AJOI wishes to reiterate...

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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