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Lakeshore Light Opera Presents The Mikado

A longstanding West Island institution continues its decades-old love affair with Gilbert and Sullivan this month when Lakeshore Light Opera presents The Mikado at Lakeside Academy in Lachine.  LLO board member Rob St. Martin joined us in-studio to talk about

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Don’t Forget Your Parachute

Popular culture has been touting the imminent arrival of flying cars since The Jetsons, and the promise is finally coming to pass. PAL-V is introducing its Liberty flying car at the Geneva International Motor Show next week, with an eye

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A Taste Of Hudson

Hudson’s renowned Le Nichoir Wild Bird Conservation Center will be holding its annual signature fundraising event Saturday, March 24 at Whitlock Golf, Curling and Country Club. “A Taste of Hudson” brings together some of the finest chefs from some of

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West Island Youth At Risk

West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad was back in-studio today after a bout with the flu, and gave us the skinny on AJOI – a community organization doing street level work to help at-risk youth, who exist in larger numbers

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Long Live Her Majesty

The Queen and her court have been chosen for the 2018 Hudson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 17th, and it doesn’t get more Irish than this: 2018 Queen – Shaeleigh Rose Spracklin Princesses- Samara O’Gorman, Kimberlee O’Brien Serving as Queen

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Poised, Powerful, Profound

Eighteen year old high school senior Sam Zief made an emotional and riveting contribution to a White House “listening session” yesterday, as US President Trump invited survivors and victims’ relatives to Washington as part of the ongoing debate over gun

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2018 Hudson Festival Of Canadian Film

Hudson Village Theatre provides the backdrop for a celebration of Canadian cinema when the Hudson Film Society presents its 2018 Festival of Canadian Film February 28th to March 4th. Film Society President Clint Ward joined us in-studio to talk about

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Banner-er? What’s A Banner-er?

There are numerous debacles in the history of anthem-singing at sporting events (and good day to you, Roseanne Barr and Carl Lewis), and Fergie added her name to the Hall of Shame Sunday night with a misguided version of the

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Hey, Nutelllla!

It’s been a while, so Tom and I decided to trot out an old favorite on the morning show this week. Autocorrect Theatre  is a re-enactment of famous movie scenes, using an amended script that’s been run through iPhone’s autocorrect

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I Dream Of Genie (And Who Wouldn’t?)

Her tennis career has been in free fall for nearly four years, but Eugenie Bouchard’s considerable charms have landed her in Sports Illustrated’s annual Swimsuit Edition for the second year in a row. The 23 year old Westmount native, who’s

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Breakfast With A Cause

One of the most important fundraising events on the local community calendar is set for this morning at Jack Astor’s in Galeries des Sources. West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad joined us in-studio yesterday to talk about the annual fundraising

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A (Ted) Bird Eats Dog Food

If you’ve ever visited our friends and sponsors at Pitou Minou et Compagnons/Global Pet Foods at their swanky new store on Harwood near the Hudson outlet mall, you’ve probably seen their counter display of dog biscuits that look good enough

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Renew The Woo Grand Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Jo-Ann Samo, our grand prize winner in Ted and Tom’s Renew The Woo contest! Jo-Ann wins a stack of gift certificates from several of our valued sponsors, including: Auberge Willow Inn – History, Heritage, Hudson. [$150.00 gift certificate]

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A Deep Dive Into Montreal’s Colorful Past

Montreal’s history is rich in iconic figures and events – the Richard Riot, the October Crisis, Lili St. Cyr and Brother Andre to name just a few – but dig deeper into the city’s past and you find a whole

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Make A Change, Make A Difference

This week on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Masad introduced us to Designing Transformation – a mentorship program for people who want to change directions in their lives and careers and make a more profound difference

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