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The More You Know With Rhonda Massad

  Vaudreuil-Soulanges and the West Island are privileged and prosperous communities, but we’re not immune from the social problems that affect other regions across the cultural and economic spectrum.  Join journalist, longtime community activist and West Island blog founder Rhonda Massad

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Rhonda Massad Joins The Jewel

We kicked off a new feature on the morning show today – one we hope will help us fulfill our mandate to not only entertain but serve the Jewel 106.7 FM listening audience. “The More You Know” is a weekly

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New(ish) Takes on Old Xmas Favorites

Everybody has a favorite Christmas song (well, maybe not everybody; Osama bin Laden, for example, strikes me as one who would not have delighted in yuletide melodies, but I digress). After the obvious choice – Porky Pig’s previously-posted “Blue Christmas”

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A Very Porky Xmas

Once again this year, we honour longstanding morning show tradition by trotting out the Porky Pig version of Blue Christmas for the yuletide season. For the life of me, I can’t determine the original source of this recording, but if

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Rock & Roll To Help Tackle A West Island Problem Hidden In Plain Sight

Three local bands are coming together this Friday night at a legendary West Island watering hole to raise money for AJOI (Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest de l’Ile). AJOI is a non-profit resource organization for at-risk West Island youth, who exist

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Whalen and Whelan

The Hudson Film Society is offering a unique opportunity to see a couple of critically-acclaimed movies in an intimate and historic setting. “Frantz” – a French/German film about the so-called “lost generation” that survived World War One – has two

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Panto Time At HVT

Hudson Village Theatre’s annual Christmas Pantomime is looming large. This year’s Panto is Camelot, directed by Steve Walters, who dropped by the Jewel 106.7 FM this morning, arrived early, left to get coffee, got lost and eventually came back to

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Christmas Shopping With A Cause

One of the Jewel 106.7 FM listening area’s s most valuable resource centers is giving you a head start on your Christmas shopping this weekend. The West Island Cancer Wellness Center’s first annual Christmas Fair is set for Saturday, November

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Blake Shelton 1, Me 0

Once again, I’ve been overlooked by People Magazine in their choice for the epitome of male animal magnetism. Country music superstar Blake Shelton has been named People’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2017, thanks to a little prodding from girlfriend Gwen

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Club Med For The Elderly, And I Want In

Had a grand old time judging the 2nd annual “Dancing with the Seniors” (along with Tom Whelan and Terry Girouard from the Jewel 106.7 FM) at the Chartwell Le Prescott retirement residence in Vaudreuil. Dinner was delicious, the competition was

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Ted And Tom’s Daily Tweet Sheet (AKA Jokes We Stole From The Internet)

Twitter is the ultimate microcosm of the internet: the best and the worst of everything. People on Twitter are either locked in mutually abusive political debate, or they’re offering up delightful bon mots in 280 (nee 140) character form. We

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Lest We Forget

One of the highlight events of Remembrance Week on the West Island takes place Thursday, November 9 when two thousand elementary, high school and college students gather in the company of military veterans of all ages at John Abbott Memorial

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Curb Your Auschwitz Jokes

Curb Your Enthusiasm star and Seinfeld-co-creator Larry David came under withering and sustained fire on social media this weekend after making a concentration camp joke during his monologue as guest host on Saturday Night Live (video below). Whether or not you

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Cow Vs. Chicken

This is almost certainly a publicity stunt by the US-based Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, but it had the desired effect. More than 10 million people had viewed this video in the first two days after it was posted on You Tube.

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All trick, no treat

Their kids made off with impressive hauls, but it was not a bountiful Hallowe’en harvest for Jewel 106.7 FM morning show co-hosts Ted Bird and Tom Whelan.

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