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2018 Ribfest

Big Brothers & Big Sisters West Island presents the 4th Annual Ribfest in Pierrefonds. 3 days of delicious fun, entertain your taste buds with 6 professional ribbers, and your ears will be happy too with Live music. August 17th to

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SPACES West Island Hosts A Concert July 14th

SPACES West Island presents a benefit concert July 14th. Proceeds go to the Gospel community.   Listen to the interview here:  

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Fund Raising Event Benefiting West Island Youth

Action jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’Île – AJOI – a West Island nonprofit that offers help to youth at risk, is holding a fund raising event this week. AJOI is hosting a community dinner aimed at raising funds for a homeless shelter

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School Bus Strike Affects 4000 Area Students – What You Need To Know

Negotiations over the past few days aimed at avoiding a general strike by school bus drivers in our area broke down and, as a result, drivers with Les Autobus Lucien Bissonnette voted against their employer’s latest contract offer and will

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Help For Victims And Survivors Of Sexual Assault

Today on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad told us about CALACS – a West Island resource center for victims and survivors of sexual assault, a societal blight that’s become increasingly pervasive and complicated. Please click

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Voices United In Song Concert Movie Soundtrack Edition

The 3rd annual Voices United in Song in Song Concert / Les Voix Unies en Chanson Concert will take place on February 25, 2018.  

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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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West Island Monument To Honour Vets

If you’re interested in Canadian military history and think it’s important to honour, respect and – where necessary – assist our veterans, I strongly urge you to take the time to attend this event on the West Island Saturday. Bring

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Community Awareness Day @ Plaza Pointe Claire

    You’re invited to Plaza Pointe Claire Saturday September 9 for Community Awareness Day to meet the many services, agencies, and groups the help to enrich the lives of people in The West Island.  There will be activities through

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I Love The Smell Of Pulled Pork In The Morning. Smells Like…Pulled Pork.

Thanks to Jennifer Pierfelice and Tim Thompson from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the West Island and Craig Rowe, co-owner of The Hogfather, for dropping by this morning with a heaping helping of pulled pork to promote this weekend’s

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West Island Crime Stats…

Montreal Police have released their latest crime stats for West Island. In the period from November of 2015 to November of last year, West Island communities accounted for three of the twenty six homicides that occurred island-wide. The report also

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Bands For Baskets – A West Island Holiday Charity Tradition

Santa Claus dropped by the Jewel 106.7 FM studio this morning wearing his elongated maroon smoking jacket to promote Bands for Baskets – a longstanding seasonal charity event on the West Island. For details, listen to the interview on the

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Coyote Spotted In Kirkland

  There have been a number of coyote sightings in Kirkland recently and that has some residents on edge. Several pictures of the animal have popped up on social media and at least one person claims a coyote tried to

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