Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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...
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...

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...

Sainte Anne-de-Bellevue to get help from Quebec Liberal government for hospital transfer

By Kevin Woodhouse "This gives us hope for the future," Paola Hawa said in reference to her meeting Monday afternoon with Municipal Affairs Minister Pierre Moreau. The Sainte Anne-de-Bellevue mayor and...
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Beaconsfield land use development committee makes recommendations to Council

by Rhonda Massad In a startling contrast to the active participation of residents when recent zoning changes have been proposed in the city of Beaconsfield, not more than 30 residents...
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Canadian Summer Job program brought 243 jobs to Pierrefonds-Dollard

by Rhonda Massad Each year the Federal Government helps community organizations and small businesses create summer jobs for youth in our country. This spring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced there...
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4 Ways You Can Get Back to the Surface When Yoked To an “Underwater”...

Is the car loan you owe more than the value of the car itself? The auto industry terms this as going “upside down” or simply, “underwater”. For instance, if...

Family wants to raise money for Montreal Children’s Hospital

by Kevin Woodhouse Robert and Cristina Byer want to help their daughter and other children suffering from cancer For most families, Sunday is a day of rest to catch up on...
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...

Beaconsfield Councillor not convinced on the long term impact of Tree Azin on the...

by Rhonda Massad In their February, public council meeting the city of Beaconsfield voted to puchase more than $400,000 worth of Tree Azin, a class four bio-pesticide, to ward off...