Sunday, February 25, 2024
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Visit Canada’s red chairs for the best views in the country

In 2014 the park rangers of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, had an idea. They placed 18 red chairs in different locations in the park. Hikers were able to...
West Island female semi-pro soccer

West Island’s first female semi-professional soccer team set for tryouts soon

West Island's first female semi-pro soccer team holds tryouts in 2020 "The Pierrefonds soccer club has been at the forefront of youth soccer development for many years," said Technical Director, Valmie...

American Super Bowl commercials won’t be aired in Canada

The Super Bowl is viewed by millions of people every year from around the world. Whether it be for the football, the half-time show or the funny commercials this...
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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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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...
Synchro Team DDO

Dollard Synchro Elite teams makes it to Canadian Espoir Nationals this June

By Rhonda Massad The Canadian Synchronized Swimming Qualifiers saw Dollard Synchro's 13-15-year-old Elite team place 4th out of 31 teams last week securing their spot as one of the top...
Scott Dickson, Royal Montreal Golf and Country Club

Golfing in COVID – a word from the GM of Royal Montreal Golf Club

https://youtu.be/zTUxVScwOvQ   While the green light to golf was given by the Quebec Governement, Scott Dickson, General Manager at The Royal Montreal Golf Club in Ile Bizard is over the moon...
Pierrefonds Football

Pierrefond’s Alexander Park Football celebrates 55 years

Masella: “Football gives players a high level of confidence that you don't get from other sports.” by Rhonda Massad More than 4,000 young people between the ages of 5 to 13...
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...
Andrew Seinet-Spaulding

Athlete Spotlight: Pierrefonds’ Redmen Andrew Seinet-Spaulding

You don’t need to be a student in Montréal to know how utterly intense the rivalry between the Concordia University Stingers and the McGill University Redmen actually is. To...