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Beaconsfield jazz band jazzes it up at the Jazz Fest

by Rhonda Massad The award-winning Beaconsfield High School Senior Jazz Band take regular music classes throughout the year and practice regularly at 7:45 a.m. each week. The practice has paid off. The...
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Kirkland’s Clara Di Francesco finalist in Miss World Canada Pageant

  Miss Island of Montreal 2018- finalist for Miss World Canada Pageant to be held in Toronto, Canada – July 22-28/18 Submitted by Clara Di Francesco Let me introduce you to Clara,...

Pierrefonds family lemonade stand raises big bucks for NICU

by Rhonda Massad With the help of social media and a dedicated community, for the third year in a row, the Michaels family set up a lemonade stand and raised...
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Meet Your Neighbour – Tyler Bjorn

by Kelly Nickerson. Tyler Bjorn competed for Canada in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games in sailing and now runs the Pointe-Claire Yacht Club sailing program race team. He mentors...
Meet Your Neighbour – Bita Guzman, Kelly Nickerson

Meet Your Neighbour – Bita Guzman

by Kelly Nickerson. Bita Guzman owns and operates Mi Clase Spanish Academy, a West Island Spanish language education program designed especially for children. This busy mother of three lives in...
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Meet Your Neighbour – Doug MacDonald

by Kelly Nickerson. Doug MacDonald is VP of Sales and Marketing at CN and spends his spare time as Registrar of the Lakeshore Girl’s Softball Association (LGSA). This busy father...
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Pointe Claire wins two ACMQ’s Plumes D’excellence in Quebec Waste Reduction week

Pointe-Claire has won two Plumes d’excellence awards from the  Association des communicateurs municipaux du Québec (ACMQ) for the children’s book, Leonard’s Composting Adventures. “These awards recognize our commitment to encourage our...
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Clearpoint Elementary school kicks off a wave of West Island tributes to fallen Broncos

By Rhonda Massad The West Island is a tight-knit community that stands as one when tragedy strikes. This week it has chosen to show their support to the Humboldt Broncos...
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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...
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...

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