Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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...
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...

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...

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...

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,...
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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...

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...

VOBOC grants wishes to cancer patients all year long

"I hope that you continue making other peoples dreams come true as you have made mine." Maither said Venturing out beyond our cancer (VOBOC) granted a special wish to Kristin...