Scuba Diving Tips For Beginners

Scuba Diving Tips For Beginners

The amazing underwater world makes up two-thirds of the planet. It is home to hundreds of thousands of plant and animal species. This incredible beauty remains unknown to those...
Ways to Stay Fit When You Have Kids

Ways to Stay Fit When You Have Kids

A healthy lifestyle involves, among other things, a balanced nutrition, good sleep hygiene, healthy relationships that promote emotional well-being, and, of course, exercising. Parents serve as role models for...
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Pointe Claire’s Nathan Zsombor-Murray claimed gold in the mixed synchronized

Canadian Press Canadian divers Francois Imbeau-Dulac and Philippe Gagne battled through travel fatigue to win gold in men's synchronized springboard Saturday at a Canada Cup. Imbeau-Dulac of Terrebonne, Que., and Montreal's...
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Lauriane Rougeau of Beaconsfield takes home silver in women’s hockey

by Rhonda Massad A West Islander from the get-go, 27-year-old, Lauriane Rougeau skated off with a Silver medal in women’s hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. On...
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Sledge hockey tournament hosted in Dollard for the first time

by Rhonda Massad Ile Perrot's Theodore Gallant dreams of going to the Paralympic games one day to compete on the Canadian National Sledge team. Theo is eight years old. "I love...
Steve Bolton

Dollard’s 8-Count Dance Studio founder Steve Bolton accused of physical and verbal violence

Over the last few weeks, about 20 dancers have filed a complaint with the Union des artistes (UDA) against star choreographer Steve Bolton, who works on Radio Canada's " Les...
Saying goodbye to number 6, Tristan Morrissette-Perkins

Saying goodbye to number 6, Tristan Morrissette-Perkins

by Rhonda Massad Four months after the tragic death of Dorval teen Tristan Morrisette-Perkins, West Island Hockey retired his jersey last Sunday, November 19, at the Dorval arena. The son,...
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Winning season for Pointe Claire’s Tiger Lillies Dragonboat team

by Rhonda Massad Last Saturday, 32 teams competed at the RCC Dragon Boat Race Festival held a the 10th annual Rideau Canoe Club in Ottawa. Pointe Claire's Tiger Lillies dragon...
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Beaconsfield Bluefins get Olympic coaching with Eric Kramer

by Rhonda Massad, with files from Gabrielle Cloutier More than 20 West Island swimmers spent the better part of Sunday morning being coached by international swim coach Eric Kramer. Kramer started...
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Brent Lakatos of Dorval brings home fourth gold in world para athletics

Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., brought home his fourth gold medal of the world para athletics championships on Sunday. Lakatos finished the men's T53 100-metre final in 14.52 seconds, ahead...

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