Kelly Nickerson

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...
Doug MacDonald

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...
Leonard’s Composting Adventures,Pointe Claire, John Belvedere, Plumes D'Excellence, Rhonda Massad, Quebec Waste Reduction Week

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...
Kirkland mother delivers baby in front seat of family SUV, West Island Blog, West Island News, Rhonda Massad, Birth, Kirkland, Montreal

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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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...
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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