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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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Lauriane Rougeau of Beaconsfield takes home silver in women’s hockey

by Rhonda Massad A West Islander from the get-go, 27-year-old, Lauriane Rougeau skated off with a Silver medal in women’s hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. On...
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Sledge hockey tournament hosted in Dollard for the first time

by Rhonda Massad Ile Perrot's Theodore Gallant dreams of going to the Paralympic games one day to compete on the Canadian National Sledge team. Theo is eight years old. "I love...
Allisun Dalzell

Meet Your Neighbour – Allisun Dalzell

by Kelly Nickerson. Allisun Dalzell works for the United Nations and writes a personal blog in her spare time, TheQuestForTheDesk.com. This busy mother of three lives in Beaconsfield, QC. READING I recently...
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Tragic death of West Island youth, Tristan Morrissette-Perkins inspires Ile Bizard artist to create

By Rhonda Massad Last week, Ile Bizard artist Cindy Charles got an honorable mention for her latest Shift Art creation inspired by the tragic death of Dorval's Tristan Morrissette-Perkins. Only...
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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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Dollard’s Gavin Fernandes contributes to Golden Globes Big Little Lies

By Rhonda Massad West Islanders can be proud of one of their own, Gavin Fernandes of Dollard des Ormeaux for his contribution to the recent Golden Globe won by Big...
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A Christmas Miracle made of Candy Cane Ice Cream here on the West Island

A Christmas miracle can happen and does on the West Island. It seems no matter when someone reaches out there is a hand there to lift us up. We...

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