Catching up with Bill Haugland

Catching up with Bill Haugland

Updated on April 22, 2014 - From rooftop cleaning at his “old, wickedy-wood” Lakefront home in Vermont that dates back to the American Civil War to writing mystery novels and short stories inspired by his 45-year career as Montreal’s “Most Trusted...

Our columnists



Updated on January 20, 2014 - Jessica is presently 26 years old. Her parents separated when she was 2 years old. After the separation,  the mother of...



Hockey connects two distinct communities

Updated on March 18, 2014 - Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School (PCHS) has welcomed a hockey team of 16 boys from a native community in northern Quebec to an exhibition game today at the Sportplexe 4 Glaces Arena in Pierrefonds..

In control of their destiny

Updated on March 03, 2014 - It shouldn't come as much of a surprise to those of us who have been following the Lac St. Louis midget AAA Lions all season long...

A golden celebration Photo

Updated on February 26, 2014 - Canada's men's and women's Olympic hockey teams -- featuring one West Islander each in Marc-Edourd Vlasic (Beaconsfield) and...


My neighborhood

Trudeau gets in, but no mania

November 04, 2013 - After a long reign by Bill McMurchie, Pointe Claire will now be led by former councillor Morris Trudeau, who was elected Sunday...

Entrepreneurs of the future

November 12, 2013 - Over a thousand students will descend upon Dawson College as it hosts the second annual ‘EWeek’ November 18-21 as part of the...

My neighborhood


Spring season misery for golfers

Updated on April 17, 2014 - Golf clubs are reeling after one of the harshest winters in recent memory; the late start to spring delaying the clean-up effort by...

Talking nuts with Alex Tagliani

Updated on April 10, 2014 - “Living without my EpiPen is like a race car driver racing without a helmet,” Alex Tagliani told students seated in the St. John...

Housing market slowly on the rise

Updated on April 15, 2014 - The real estate market in the West Island is alive and well, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey, released last week.

Pin group launches language-themed video

Updated on April 10, 2014 - The Unity Pin Group is at it again. This time, the West Island advocacy group has released a short video entitled, ‘Together’ – an...