Thursday, August 11, 2022
Chris Mauracher, Virologist

Pointe-Claire’s Bronya Health gets approval to distribute SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Test

Last week, Pointe Claire's Bronya Health became the official supplier of the BioHit SARS-CoV-2 lgM/lgG ANTIBODY Rapid Test Kit.  The test kit will not replace the nose swab that...
Casting Workbook

New Virtual Casting Room Platform Designed to Support Evolving Film & Television Industry

Casting Workbook Announces New Virtual Casting Room Platform Designed to Support Evolving Film & Television Industry VANCOUVER, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ "Casting Workbook has once again disrupted the industry and introduced...
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May 1: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATE, May 1 2020, 1:30 pm: Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: - Québec: 28 648 - Canada: 54,784 - US: 1.12M - Worldwide: 3.3M In Québec, to date, 28 648 confirmed cases of COVID‑19, including 2 022 deaths, have been reported. The...
Confirmed Cases by city borough

April 23: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATE, April 23 2020, 1pm: Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: - Québec: 21 838 - Canada: 42,110 - US: 891K - Worldwide: 2.74M In Québec, to date, 21 838 confirmed cases of COVID‑19, including 1 243 deaths, have been reported. The following...
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Life of a Retail Store Employee during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the recent closure of all non-essential businesses, Quebecers are relying more than ever on the few stores that remain open. Select retail stores continue to operate in providing...

Picking up trash in the West Island

Trash Talk Montreal is a youth run organization dedicated to making a difference in our community. They have removed over 2,150 pounds of trash from the Montreal area and...

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier

WEST ISLAND BLOG EXCLUSIVE Interview with People’s Party of Canada leader and founder Maxime Bernier. Interview by West Island Blog’s Rhonda Massad and Dario De Felice.

UPDATE: Frozen dairy products recall now expanded

Before indulging in a cool and refreshing snack, make sure to verify that your product is not included in the updated Agropur recall. The Agropur ice cream sandwich recall...

Comprehensive list of measles outbreaks in the Montreal and Laval areas since end June...

Cases of measles were reported in the greater Montreal area since the end 2019, has been listed by the Quebec health department's website . People who are considered contagious visited...

Oprah makes West Island dreams come true visiting Pierrefonds school Monday

  Oprah Winfrey made good on her promise to visit College Beaubois in Pierrefonds after Valerie Kamel was called up on stage during her "Your Path Made Clear" tour stop...