Baie D'Urfé

Baie-D’Urfé says no to vacant lot purchase for expanded seniors’ residence

Town worked on project for three years but permit would be cost prohibitive By Kevin Woodhouse Since March of 2012, the town of Baie-D’Urfé had been working on the purchase of...
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WIPCR’s Teresa Dellar found a void, filled it

By Rhonda Massad Dollard resident Teresa Dellar is the executive director and co-founder of the West Island Palliative Care Residence (WIPCR). She is grateful to have had her family’s support...
Stressed Senior

Stressed Caregivers: What To Do?

by Matt Del Vecchio It is estimated that one in four Canadians (more than 8 million people) provide informal care to their family, friend or loved one.  It can, at times,...

Clarence’s Christmas Campaign is back at the West Island Palliative Care Residence

By Rhonda Massad Each year the West Island Palliative Care Residence (WIPCR) dedicates their Christmas campaign to angels in our lives in honour of a favorite volunteer at the residence...
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“Wired and Retired” – iPad Course for Beginners in Dorval

This free course, for seniors and retirees who are residents of Dorval, is designed for novices with little to no previous experience with the iPad. It is an opportunity...
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Post Work Potential: Retaining An Active Lifestyle After Retirement

Retirement is a brand new stage of life full of possibilities and new opportunities. While it can be challenging to acclimatize to a work-free future and remain social and...
Board of Directors of the CIUSSS

Appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Centre intégré universitaire de...

The Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr Gaétan Barrette, and the Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection and Public Health, Ms Lucie Charlebois, announced today the appointment of the...
Fairview Bus Terminus

Fairview terminus to stay put, for now

by Rhonda Massad After a preliminary study by AECOM over the past year, to decide if the terminus should be revamped or moved, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM)...

Does West Island need more gambling options?

Guest Blogger: Jim Narson Last year Montreal welcomed over 11 million foreign tourists and that number is expected to grow substantially in the next 12 months. Montreal has obvious appeal...

My visit to the new super hospital – MUHC

by Rhonda Massad I am lucky my visit to the new Glen site MUHC super hospital was for a happy reason so I had the chance to explore with no...

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