On the evening of June 10, the West Island Blog shared a security video to social media showing $500 worth of flowers being stolen from outside a West Island restaurant on Saint-Charles boulevard. After posting the video, it immediately started getting reactions from our community.

West Islanders shared their thoughts in the comment section of the video calling the event “Terrible” and “Unbelievable”. The clear security footage was viewed over 8,000 times in less than 24 hours.

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On the morning of June 11, the owner contacted the West Island Blog to let us know that  the flowers had been returned overnight. They were delighted and would like to thank the community.


Events like this one show the true power of social media in a tight-knit supportive community. Thank you to the over 25,000 West Island Blog followers for always coming together.

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