The Bread Basket takes action against food insecurity on the West Island

The Bread Basket is hosting a Food Security Forum, gathering those working in food assistance to discuss the growing problem of food insecurity and hunger on the West Island...
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...

Rise of homeless women a growing reality in Montreal

by Kevin Woodhouse While this past Sunday was International Women's Day, a disturbing trend is taking place within Montreal as the number of homeless women, many of them middle aged,...

West Island branch of Meals on Wheels serves up 43,000 a year

They are the unsung heroes of our community Quebec National Meals on Wheels week,  highlights the hard work and dedication of more than 850 volunteers on the West Island, averaging...

“Batshaw has proven to be very good neighbours so far” BCA says

Beaconsfield Batshaw campus, which will house 24 youth in an open setting is scheduled for occupancy this summer.  In late January, a tour of the shell of the building...

Final RBC Valentine’s breakfast raises $35,000 for 38 West Island charities

For the 14th and final year, RBC has again raised a handsome amount towards West Island Community Shares annual fundraising campaign.  The more than 400 breakfasts served at St....

Dollard’s David Ballas takes on Quebec’s pot holes

Dollard des Ormeaux’s David Ballas came up with a solution to the treacherous pot hole problem facing us all for his grade nine science project at West Island College...

Italian Nutella-Filled Bomboloni

Ingredients ½ cup granulated sugar, plus extra for coating 2 tsp salt 3 ½ oz (100 g) butter, at room temperature 1 cup milk, at room temperature 2 large egg yolks 1 whole egg 12 g...

Dollard school placed first in Quebec rankings

West Island College (WIC) ranked number one among quebec private schools for its English school and number two for its French school in the 2014 Quebec ministry exams amongst...
Kitchen 73 gives back to the West Island

Eating means giving at Kitchen 73

by Rhonda Massad While Kitchen 73 takes pride in their extensive menu that supports local farms it also gives back each year with a donation to a local Quebec charitable...

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