Saturday, June 12, 2021
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Movies and TV Series shooting in Montreal this week

The film industry has been permitted to remain open during the most recent lockdown in Quebec despite the coming and going of hundreds of staff to their homes in...
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8 dead after Pointe-Claire’s Cambridge residence allows gathering

On December 25, the Cambridge in Pointe-Claire is next in the long lineup of seniors facilities to be struck by the COVID-19 virus. The exposure started with two cases...
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6 Gifts For Girlfriend To Make Her Gleam With Happiness

Your girlfriend can be considered as your support system who is constantly there for you no matter what the circumstances are. While she hands over her heart to you,...
Even if we ignore the uncertainty related to the global pandemic, working from home could be challenging.

How to Stay Healthy While Working from Home

Even if we ignore the uncertainty related to the global pandemic, working from home could be challenging. It does sound good in theory, but once you get comfortable, you...
Life Science Rapid COVID test kit

More than 1.2 million COVID-19 rapid test kits sit in Quebec warehouse waiting for...

As the population becomes increasingly confused with the dos and don'ts of pandemic laws, 1,276,792 rapid test kits sit in a warehouse in Quebec waiting to be deployed. If...
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Spread the Holiday Cheer with Cards by Zach Designs

The West Island Blog had the chance to chat with the mother-son duo behind Zach Designs, a local greeting card business. Zach Reisman is a talented illustrator and 3D...
Republic of Sarah

Republic of Sarah shooting in Lachine this week

Newcomer Stella Baker from TNT's Tell Me Your Secrets stars in the CW's small-town America-set drama pilot The Republic of Sarah.   West Islanders love their movie nights. More than that...
Halle Berry Moonfall Beaconsfield

Halle Berry shooting Moonfall this week in Beaconsfield

Hollywood star Halle Berry is filming for Roland Emmerich's next disaster thriller "Moonfall". The Oscar winner has been here for several weeks, including 14 days of quarantine. This week...
How to knit a memorial blanket

Video: How to knit a COVID memorial blanket square

THE BLANKET PATTERN: THIS IS THE SQUARE TO BE USED IN THE 9000 SQUARE BLANKET The blanket project, launched by a group in Lindsay,Ontario, Canada, centres around the creation of...

Halle Berry is in Montreal preparing to film Moonfall

Halle Berry is quarantining in our beautiful city of Montreal as she gets set to film Moonfall directed by Roland Emmerich. The star posted to Instagram two days ago saying...

6 Year old Clara saves the day as she prevented a deadly gas leak...

Beaconsfield August 5, 2020 - On Monday, two Beaconsfield residents were saved from a deadly gas leak after 6-year-old Clara alerted her dad of a weird smell. Emergency services...
West Island summer day camp

A peak at safety protocols used in West Island day camps

Not all summer camps have opened this year, but the ones that did have been operating slightly different this summer. Since COVID-19, it was feared that summer camps wouldn’t...
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Cast your vote for the West Island Women’s Centre’s Book Club’s next summer...

The West Island Women's Centre invites you to vote on their next book club read. They will have a virtual get together at the end of the summer to...

An Interview with the West Island Tie-Dye Queen: Jordyn Shell

Jordyn Shell, 25-year-old Dollard-des-Ormeaux resident has recently been gaining lots of traction from creating her very own tie-dye charity. She tie-dyes the clothes herself, most notably using the Champion...
Tracey Steele

Tracey Steele shares her experience growing up as a member of the black community...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kox36KhYPoU&t=6s 50-year-old aerobics instructor, prize-winning bodybuilder and owner of the Tracey Steele Music Academy in Roxboro discusses her experiences as a Black woman growing up in the West Island. Racism...