Brittany Kennell, West Island Blog, Montreal, St. Thomas High School, Pointe Claire

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...
Dorval,Sheldon Kagan Productions, WIAH,Olivia Kona, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad

Everybody Knows His Name: Retired Impresario and Entertainer Sheldon Kagan Gives Back to the...

by: Olivia Kona I was at a dinner party last weekend and asked the guests what came to mind when they heard the name “Sheldon”. Immediately and invariably, they said...

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...
Sarena Miller, Rhonda Massad, Animal Protest Baie D'Urfé

West Islanders Protest at one year anniversary of W5 animal cruelty at Baie D’urfé...

by Sarena Miller, special for West Island Blog Despite the bitter cold and wind, on Friday March 16th, dozens of caring citizens gathered in Baie Durfe to protest. It has been a...

The 2017 Taste of AMCAL raises $19,500

by Rhonda Massad In the true spirit of family the annual Taste of AMCAL event raised $19,500 this year. AMCAL supporters showed up in numbers to taste the goodies offered...
BASILISK, Mike digenova, Beaconsfield, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog

Beaconsfield youth develops innovative study tool for university students

By Rhonda Massad "Basilisk is a free quiz-based study tool for university students" - Michael Di Genova Twenty two year old,  Beaconsfield resident, Michael Di Genova, saw a void in the...
Pamela Gooria, Olivia Kona, Antoine Tinawi, Pointe-Claire Village,Centre Holistic Ohm West, Yoga, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad

Pamela Gooria — Live, Breathe, Serve: What Matters Most

By: Olivia Kona Pamela Gooria lives and breathes yoga. Together with her husband Antoine Tinawi, they created a calm oasis in a suburban setting that epitomizes their entire life...
Community News, West Island News, West Island blog, Rhonda Massad, Tyler Goldsmith, Lyle Goldsmith, Jewish General Hospital,

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...
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...
Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, Meet your neighbor

Dollard sound man up for an Emmy Award

by Rhonda Massad   You know the final credits of a film that scroll up at the end?  We have someone whose name regularly hits that scroll living right here on...

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