Sunday, October 2, 2022

A letter to my future self

I see you smiling, sitting so peacefully; you are simply in awe. You're looking at me, the younger, and more naive, more determined, more self-righteous self; you have nothing...

Two Million Visits – Check out the year in review on video

By Rhonda Massad I sat down several times to write this post. It was difficult to express my gratitude for a community that has welcomed the West Island Blog with...
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The community unite to banish hunger

by Rhonda Massad In unprecedented numbers, close to 1,000 West Islanders gathered at the Beaconsfield Recreation Centre on November 19, to banish hunger on the West Island. The first annual...
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Like never before, the time is now to affect change

by Rhonda Massad When I was going door to door hoping to be elected in the last municipal election in my home town, I ran across a few doors where...
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Healthy toxin free living as part of the Greenwich living experience

by Rhonda Massad For those of you who know me well, you know I suffer from a chemical exposure intolerance. In other words, everything  can have my skin reacting from...
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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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Le Nichoir saves Fuzz the lost duckling

By Rhonda Massad What do you do if you find a lost or injured bird? One possibility is to take it to Le Nichoir, the non-profit centre in Hudson that...
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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...
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Broadway in the West. Don’t miss JAC’s play “Into the Woods”

by Zach Fenlon The Professional Theatre Program at John Abbott College (JAC)  has just opened Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” and it was simply incredible. As a John Abbott graduate...

My visit to the new super hospital – MUHC

by Rhonda Massad I am lucky my visit to the new Glen site MUHC super hospital was for a happy reason so I had the chance to explore with no...