Thursday, May 30, 2024

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...

Lime Caesar Salad

2 garlic cloves, minced 2 canned anchovy fillets 1/4 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh Key lime juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons mayonnaise Dash of Worcestershire sauce Freshly cracked pepper to taste 1/4 cup...

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....
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...

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...
Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Frank Baylis, Canada, Summer Job Program

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...

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...
Sue-Anne Hickey

Eat Right for Your Body Type and Transform Your Health

by Sue-Anne Hickey The most positive health change I’ve made in my life has been to learn to eat in a way that suits my body type. My strength 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...