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Say “I Do” In Style At Auberge Des Gallant

Our friends and associates at Auberge des Gallant on Mont Rigaud are holding their annual wedding salon this Saturday. They have big-time experience and know-how in planning and hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions. See what they have to offer this

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Bowl To Beat Cancer

One of the West Island’s longest-running charity foundations will be holding a fundraising event Saturday, January 27th – with the emphasis on “fun”. Strike Out Cancer is a bowling tournament organized to raise money for the Sian Bradwell Foundation, honoring

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The Tide Pod Challenge: Don’t Take It

It’s hard to believe this is actually a thing, but in the age of viral YouTube videos nothing comes as a complete surprise. Health authorities are warning against the Tide Pod Challenge – a trend among teenagers who post videos

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Men In Skirts

High fashion has been flirting with men’s skirts for several years, and the flirtation continues for the fall 2018 season. The spiffy numbers pictured above were on the runway in London recently, while Florence was the backdrop for the parade

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NOVA Hudson Expands

The best deals in town are still the best deals in town, and now there are more of them! NOVA Hudson has opened a second facility – Maison NOVA,  featuring a bridal boutique and home furnishings and accessories – at

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Locked And Loaded (Well, Loaded Anyway) For The Jewel Men’s Getaway Weekend

Every year, the Jewel radio network hosts a getaway weekend exclusively for female staff and listeners at the spectacular Fairmont Chateau Montebello. Being champions of gender equality, Tom Whelan and I have taken it upon ourselves to organize the 2nd

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“Watch The Birdie!” (And Other Badminton Puns)

The Hudson Badminton Club is holding an open house Wednesday, January 10 from 7:30-10pm at Westwood Senior High School, 69 Cote St. Charles in Hudson. Bring court shoes or sneakers; the club will provide loaner rackets and birds. A great

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Hudson Comedy Brouhaha

If it’s January, it must be the countdown to St. Patrick’s Day.  This year, the green season kicks off with the inaugural Hudson Brouhaha comedy festival at the Hudson Village Theatre January 26th and 27th. Two shows each night, all

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Help For Women And Children In Crisis

On the inaugural 2018 edition of The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad tackled the uncomfortable but very real problem of conjugal violence in our community. Fortunately, Vaudreuil-Soulanges and the West Island both have facilities and services

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Ending The Mental Health Stigma – For Patients AND Their Families

This morning on The More You Know with West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad, we talked about a local support group that reaches out to families of people suffering from mental health challenges. Friends for Mental Health is a nonprofit,

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THANK YOU!

The (hopefully) first annual Jewel 106.7 FM radiothon to benefit the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation was an unqualified success – according to the Foundation itself! LGHF managing director Heather Holmes joined us in-studio this morning to recap Friday’s fundraiser, crunch

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Delices, Indeed

Thanks to Razmig Malkhassian from Delices de Bruxelles at 289 Harwood in Vaudreuil for coming by the studio this morning with some freshly-baked goods for the perpetually hungry morning show. Delices de Bruxelles will be one of the donation points

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The More You Know – ABOVAS: A West Island Godsend

This week on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder and community activist Rhonda Massad tells us about ABOVAS – a West Island volunteer organization that offers indispensable transportation and companion care for special needs people who would otherwise

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3 French Hens? 3 French Horns? 3 French Toast?

Tom Whelan and I are celebrating the festive season by giving away 12 daily prizes for listeners who can identify the gift(s) from the each specific day in the time-honored carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.  Lest you’re not familiar

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Revisionist History On YouTube

With the help of some like-minded internet collaborators, I’ve added a visual element to the Revisionist History segment heard weekday mornings at 7:15 on The Jewel. Our Revisionist History YouTube channel features the audio wizardry of longtime radio, television and

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