Sunday, February 25, 2024
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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...
Jeff Petry sets up tab for hospital workers

Montreal Canadiens’ Jeff Petry sets up restaurant tab for hospital workers

Montreal Canadiens hockey player, Jeff Petry, took to Instagram yesterday, inviting hospital employees to dine on his tab.   In a recent post, he shares his appreciation for the front line...
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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...
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A Brief History of Hockey in Montreal

Montreal, Canada’s second most-populated city, is rich with a history full of important turning points for the country. Nowhere is this more evident than in the sporting side of...

Lakeshore Soccer Girls take the 2019 Granby Championships

In a spectacular display of talent and sportsmanship over the entire season, the Lakeshore FU-11 Division 1 wrapped up a season of incredible wins. The team took home the...
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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Flag football coach Saadia Ashraf wins coach of the year at JAC

by Rhonda Massad Pointe Claire resident and two-time Canadian national team quarterback Saadia Ashraf, won John Abbott coach of the year award alongside the girls flag football team who that...
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Pointe-Claire Canoe Club athlete represents Canada at 2016 Paralympic Games

The City of Pointe-Claire and its residents are happy to congratulate athlete Christine Gauthier of the Pointe-Claire Canoe Club, who will represent Canada at the Paralympic Games held in...

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...

Kirkland’s Mini-Olympics set for 28th edition

By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com   The city of Kirkland needed 32 volunteer coaches aged 15 and up to ensure that the municipality's long running kick off to summer event for the kids,...