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Halfway To St. Patrick’s Day!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Chez Biggs in Vaudreuil Saturday night for the Soulanges Irish Society‘s inaugural “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day” event. Only six months to go! Slainte!

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Summer Sizzler Grand Prize Giveaway

Congratulations to Donna Guerin, who won $1500 in gift cards from Jewel 106.7 sponsors at yesterday’s Summer Sizzler grand prize giveaway party at Carlos and Pepe’s in Vaudreuil. Thanks to all of our sponsors and qualifiers for joining us for

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Hasbro Plays The Social Justice Game – Both Ways

Toy and game-maker Hasbro is out with a new version of Monopoly which at first glance seems like a patronizing appeal to feminists, but might actually be a necessary sop after an earlier Hasbro swipe at woke culture. “Ms. Monopoly”

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Urban Hermits

Embracing the hermit lifestyle, snappy listener answers to stupid announcer questions and other recent highlights from Ted and Tom on The Jewel 106.7 FM morning show.

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He’s Got A Knife! (And Now He’s Got A Broken Arm)

Tom Whelan and I had a lot of fun and learned a few lessons broadcasting live from the grand opening of Tokkan Self-Protection Tactics in Dorval. Tokkan is a unique self-defence program developed exclusively by founder and owner Chris Gillespie,

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Tom Whelan, Fashion Rebel

Jewel 106-7 morning show co-host Tom Whelan thumbed his nose at social convention this week by wearing white after Labor Day – a clear violation of longstanding fashion norms. Tom’s transgression was part of a broader wave of fashion crime

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Don’t Be A Victim

Tom Whelan and I will be broadcasting live from Tokkan Self-Protection Tactics tomorrow, September 5th, at their new dojo at 185 Dorval Avenue, Suite 201, in Dorval. Join us from 3-7pm and learn about self-protection tactics from experienced instructors. Tokkan

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“Don’t I Know You From Somewhere?”

There are multiple accounts of Queen Elizabeth’s keen sense of humour and mischievous streak. The latest such story comes from a longtime royal staffer who told the London Times about a cheeky prank Her Majesty played on a group of

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Summertime And The Winning Is Easy

Week 1 of the Summer Sizzler contest went swimmingly, as Ted and Tom served up one softball trivia question after the next to grease the skids for the grand prize giveaway party September 12th at Carlos and Pepe’s in Vaudreuil.

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Cannolis 4 Kids

Not that an excuse is required to indulge in fine Italian baked goods, but today is a better day than most to buy cannolis from DelMonaco’s two Montreal-area locations – 2968 Boulevard St. Charles in Kirkland and 2269 Blvd. des

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Drones Take Flight

Thanks to Michael Jenkins, president of WIMAC – Montreal’s only model plane/helicopter/drone flying club – for coming in to talk about this Saturday’s Family Day at their facility near Cap St. Jacques. Details on the poster above and on their

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Old Dogs, New Tricks

There’s no pro like an old pro. Had a ball this week working with Murray Sherriffs, with whom I’ve been exchanging bon mots and sharing belly laughs for 30-plus years. Thanks Mur! Tom Whelan is back on the Jewel 106.7

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Woodstock 50 Years On

Three West Islanders who were there in 1969 visited the Jewel 106.7 studio this past week to share their memories of the iconic Woodstock music festival. Our thanks to Ted Brennan of Pointe Claire and the Dionne brothers –  Philip

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Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Grill Me

My love affair with the Soulanges delicacy that is grillade grew ever deeper Saturday when I went to the annual Festivale de la Grillade in St. Zotique with my great and good friend and former Jewel 106.7 FM morning show

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Fur Babies!

The Global Pitou Minou and Studio Balletvolution Fundraiser for Animatch is this Saturday, August 17th at Plaza Pointe-Claire. Fun events aplenty, including a “pack walk”, BBQ, raffles and unique fitness classes suitable for everyone (18+) and presented by Studio Balletvolution

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