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...
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Volunteer West Island begins preparations for their 50th anniversary next year

by Rhonda Massad At Volunteer West Island’s (VWI) annual general meeting last week, the excitement was felt in the air for the plans to celebrate next year’s 50th anniversary.  With a...
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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,...
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Le Wellesley’s Art Show and Mini Jazz Fest Benefits Literacy Unlimited

By: Olivia Kona The art plus jazz event held last Friday at Le Wellesley Retirement Residence in Pointe-Claire was in anticipation of Montreal’s Jazz Fest – mini style – with...
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The Seniors’ Café at Volunteer West Island

Volunteer West Island Seniors’ Café is a popular, volunteer-driven, social activity taking place the second Wednesday of each month, between 1:30 - 3:30 P.M. from September through June, at...
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CIUSSS managers scrambling to maintain caregiver services

By P.A. Sévigny www.thesuburban.com During last week’s exclusive telephone interview, local MNA David Birnbaum told The Suburban that he had already talked to Health Minister Gaétan Barette and local CIUSSS (Centre...
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Beware of phone scam collecting money for flood victims

Please note that the only official place to make a donation to the flood victims is the Red Cross. They will not be contacting you by phone.  A most...
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Pointe Claire recognized as a city for seniors

Pointe Claire is pleased to announce that the City’s Aid for Seniors Program is a finalist in the social development category in the 2016 Mérite Ovation municipale contest organized...
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Purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for the Nuclear Medicine unit of the Lakeshore General Hospital

The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation (LGH Foundation) is pleased to announce that the Siemens Symbia S Gamma Camera, state-of-the-art equipment which the Foundation funded in its entirety, is now...
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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...

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