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Treeazin pesticide applications for prolonged lengths of time – is this the answer?

By Rhonda Massad In the early 1900’s there was the chestnut blight, an exotic pathogen that altered the hardwood forest forever. A few decades later Dutch elm disease, an exotic...
Thai Express Kirkland

Thai Express opens its doors on St. Charles in Kirkland

By Rhonda Massad Do red peppers, Chinese broccoli, boiled and crispy egg noodles and a choice of shrimp, beef, chicken, tofu or fish tucked in KAHO SOI broth with a...
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What’s up with hospital gowns??

by Rhonda Massad To practice what I preach when it comes to giving back to our community I have signed up to be part of a volunteer medical study of...
Oistins Fish Fry a must while visiting Barbados

Oistins Fish Fry – Barbados

By Rhonda Massad Barbados is one of my favorite places to visit when looking for warmth in the chilly Montreal winter months.  Oistins is an active fishing town on the south coast...
Five Dollar Bill

Five dollars can change your life – Through my eyes

"Invest in yourself before anything else,” Warren Buffet. by Rhonda Massad The five dollar bill.  It has become a bit of a competition in my family but in a good way....
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To ban or not to ban – leaf blowers – That is the question

By Rhonda Massad While I hate the sound of leaf blowers that are set to be banned at the July 8th public council meeting in Beaconsfield, I have to wonder...
Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day – One of my favorite holidays

By Rhonda Massad   Yesterday was one of my favorite holidays.  For years Dj (my son) and I head over to Centennial park in Beaconsfield to spend the day.  Yesterday with...

The West Island loses a pillar with the sudden death of Tony Di Gennaro

By Rhonda Massad As sleep faded away after a fitful nights sleep, the reality of the death of Tony Di Gennaro remained true. I was hoping it was just a...

West Island Palliative Care Says Thanks – Volunteer BBQ

by Rhonda Massad This was my second visit to the West Island Palliative Care Residence.  Well my third, I could not get over the fear the first time I went...
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Jerry Ferrer casse-croûte du terroir opens in St. Anne de Bellevue

by Rhonda Massad Another gorgeous summer night on August 4, ushered in the opening of Jerry Ferrer casse-croûte du terroir in St. Anne de Bellevue, the latest from chef Jérôme...

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