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Student numbers declining across Lester B. Pearson School Board  Montreal Gazette

Montreal's second largest English school board is facing declining student enrolment at three quarters of its schools.



Pierrefonds's Riverdale High forced to close, building to be handed over to French board  CBC.ca

Quebec's Education Ministry is forcing the closure of Riverdale High School in the West Island to accommodate an overflow of students at one of Montreal's ...



MNA submits petition to save Riverdale High School from closing this summer  CBC.ca

A Liberal MNA in the West Island has submitted a petition to the National Assembly asking the government to reconsider its decision to close an ...



Riverdale High grads wage fight to save school  Montreal Gazette

Riverdale High School grad Jason Comm fears RHS won't be last English school marked for transfer.



Should Riverdale stay in the English system? Two parents have their say  CBC.ca

The news that Riverdale students will have to change schools next year came as a surprise to parents in Montreal's West Island. But not everyone is against the ...



Riverdale welcomes students from overcrowded French schools in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

Some of the students — who are new immigrants — speak little French or English so are using sign language to communicate with Riverdale kids. Katherine ...



Watch: Lester B. Pearson officials talk about Riverdale transfer  Montreal Gazette

Noel Burke, chairperson of the Lester B. Pearson School Board, and Michael Chechile, director general, speak about the transfer plan.



#ICYMI: Pileup outrages coroner, Riverdale High, more news  Montreal Gazette

In Case You Missed It (#ICYMI) is a daily feature highlighting news in and around Montreal.



Anglo rights’ group pushes issues in meeting with Quebec Premier  Global News

WATCH: Quebec Premier François Legault met with members of a prominent English rights group on Friday for a closed-door meeting. As Global's Tim Sargeant ...



This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: Feb. 2  Global News

This week on Focus Montreal: the CAQ explains why it's closing Riverdale High School, a campaign to help women and their heart health and the EMSB's new ...



Cyberbullying investigation launched at Riverdale High School  CBC.ca

An investigation is underway at Riverdale High School in Pierrefonds after students reported an anonymous Instagram account was being used to post ...



Amid fear of closures, EMSB explores opening up classrooms to French schools  CBC.ca

The English Montreal School Board says it's open to sharing space in its lesser-used buildings, to accommodate overcrowded schools in the French-language ...



Riverdale High School students take pledge to counter social conflict  Montreal Gazette

Riverdale High School students in Pierrefonds take pledge to make their school a safe and supportive environment.



EMSB, French board sit down to talk about overcrowding, school transfers  Montreal Gazette

The Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de l'Île needs more space, but the education minister should talk to the EMSB first, Angela Mancini says. Katherine Wilton ...



West Island Black Community Association celebrates milestone  Montreal Gazette

The West Island Black Community Association celebrated the end of mortgage payments with members, partners and elected officials, last week.



English schools in West Island will fill empty classrooms with French students  Global News

WATCH: Two West Island school boards have arranged a swap of sorts. Faced with overcrowding, some students from the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Board ...



Akilah Newton continues to successfully guide Overture with the Arts  The Suburban Newspaper

Growing up in on the West Island Akilah Newton met and befriended talented individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. It was evident to her early on ...



Riverdale High School students launch prize-winning canoe  Montreal Gazette

Students from Riverdale High School launched their prize-winning canoe off the shores of Rivière des Prairies on a steamy Monday.



Riverdale High holds talk on violence against women, fostering healthy relationships  CTV News

With the spotlight on violence against women on the anniversary of the Montreal massacre, Riverdale High School started a conversation on healthy ...



Montreal's English school network opens doors to French students  Montreal Gazette

To ease overcrowding, the Lester B. Pearson board will welcome immigrant students at two of its West Island high schools in January.



How does your high school compare in annual rankings?  Montreal Gazette

The highest ranking of a secondary school in the West Island belonged to Collège Saint-Louis in Lachine.



Montreal school boards sharing resources | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Wed, Dec 19: Two West Island school boards have arranged a swap of sorts. Faced with overcrowding, some students from the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School ...



Riverdale's Mr. Reid retires after amazing 50-year teaching career  Montreal Gazette

When David Reid exits Riverdale High School next week, he'll be saying goodbye to a remarkable 50-year teaching career that began in 1967.



Canada Day celebrations in the West Island  Montreal Gazette

In Pointe-Claire, activities are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at Stewart Hall. A citizenship ceremony will take place there from 2-3 p.m., while “Fun and Games” for ...



English schools in Montreal face overcrowding as school year begins | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

English schools in and around Montreal are dealing with record enrolment, forcing some to build temporary classrooms . Global's Billy Shields looks into how ...



Parents call for heat wave plan at Lester B Pearson School board | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Parents at the Lester B Pearson School Board are once again calling for a heat wave plan- one that includes air conditioning. Parents call for heatwave plan for ...



Pierrefonds-Roxboro - extreme heat - Canada Day Parade cancelled  Canada NewsWire

PIERREFONDS-ROXBORO, QC, June 28, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Day Parade is cancelled this Sunday, July 1, due to the extreme heat wave ...



West Island town cancels Canada Day parade due to expected heat  Daily Hive

The borough of Pierrefonds has pulled the plug on this year's 2 hour, 4 km Canada Day parade due to the expected heatwave.



The Addams Family Tangos to Pierrefonds  The Suburban Newspaper

Three-time META Award nominee WISTA will present its tenth full book musical production, The Addams Family, A New Musical Comedy. This production will ...



Quebec floods: What schools are closed Thursday, May 11?  Globalnews.ca

The Ministries of Public Security and Education have issued notices to Montreal-area school boards to keep certain buildings closed for Thursday, May 11.



The Addams Family by WISTA Tangos to Montreal this June! (trailer + Photos)  mtltimes.ca

The Addams Family by WISTA - , A New Musical Comedy. This production will run for 6 performances this June, at Riverdale High School.



New English schools for NDG | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Thu, Oct 25: English schools in the west end of the city are bursting at the seams. Many schools are over 100 per cent capacity — making for cramped quarters ...



New efforts to recruit Anglophones to police forces | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Wed, Nov 7: After being criticized for poor outreach to Anglophone students, an about face. Representatives from the SQ and Montreal police sent ...



West Island community calendar for the week of June 13  Montreal Gazette

Galerie de la ville, 12001 de Salaberry Blvd. in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, presents Inside-Out — an exhibition of recently created self-portraits examining different ...



Blainville parents furious after bus driver drops children off at wrong stop | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

A Blainville couple is speaking out after they say their two children, a second-grader and a kindergartener, had to walk more than a kilometre home because the ...



Pierrefonds 12-year-old says he was victim of a hit and run, police searching for suspect  Globalnews.ca

WATCH ABOVE: A teen is speaking out after being the victim of a hit-and-run outside Riverdale High School in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough.



Montreal students fundraise to build school in Kenya | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Thu, May 10: Three EMSB schools are learning the value of giving back. As Global's Phil Carpenter reports, students there have started a unique project to ...



Villa Maria students march to save music program | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Students and supporters of Villa Maria College's private music school took to the streets Saturday to protest the closure of the school's historic music program.



Montrealers bask in winter weather | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Fri, Jan 4: After a green Christmas and lots of freezing rain, kids in Montreal finally have a reason to play outside. As Global's Brayden Jagger Haines reports, ...



West Island College grabs top two spots in provincial rankings  Montreal Gazette

West Island College's English and French divisions ranked first and second in the province in the 2014 MELS exam results.



Focus Montreal: Concordia University receives $10M donation | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Jonathan and Susan Wener join senior anchor Jamie Orchard to talk about how Concordia University played a pivotal role in both their lives and how they're ...



Taking on bullies with LOVE at a Pierrefonds high school  Globalnews.ca

At Riverdale High School in Pierrefonds, students and staff use the LOVE program to help fight violence and intimidation in the hallways.



West Island schools closed due to ongoing flooding  Globalnews.ca

The Lester B. Pearson School Board announced several schools would be closed Monday due to the ongoing flooding in several communities.



West Island students walk out in support of Quebec teachers  CBC.ca

Students at 10 West Island high schools skipped classes and held demonstrations in support of their teachers who are in contract talks with the provincial ...



First STEAM high school in Quebec | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Watch First STEAM high school in Quebec Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca.



Quebec floods: Montreal-area school closures for Wednesday, May 10  Globalnews.ca

While flood waters are slowly receding, school boards in Montreal are still closing their buildings for Wednesday, May 10.



RAW: Students at Macdonald High School walk out | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Wed, Oct 7: Macdonald High School students sent Global News several videos after they walked out on their classes Wednesday morning in support of teacher ...



New crosswalk coming to Pierrefonds to protect pedestrians  Globalnews.ca

The Pierrefonds-Roxboro Borough mayor has confirmed to Global News that painted lines and a flashing light will be installed on Sources Boulevard at the ...



EMSB launches STEAM program to promote science in schools | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Sat, Jan 28: The English Montreal School Board is continuing its push to promote science.The STEAM program is billed as the future of how to teach science to ...



Take your pick: List of Canada Day celebrations in West Island and off-island neighbourhoods  Montreal Gazette

There'll be no shortage of ways and places to celebrate Canada's 144th birthday on July 1; cities and towns across the West Island and off-island are planning ...



Laval family worried about school safety after knives confiscated from Grade 3 student | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

A Laval family is worried about bullying in their child's school and fear for the children's safety after at least two knives were confiscated from a Grade 3 student.



Naqvi-Mohamed: WIBCA hosts upcoming meet and mingle  Montreal Gazette

Celebrate Black History Month with the West Island Black Community Association.



Pearson school board adopts budget and launches new programs  Montreal Gazette

The Lester B. Pearson School Board has adopted its $296.6 million budget. Plans for the money include school upgrades and new programs.



Soldiers lend helping hand in Pierrefonds | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Some 30 soldiers were hard at work in Pierrefonds Sunday, filling sandbags and strengthening dikes, as part of the Canadian Army's flood response in Quebec.



Where to go cool off in Montreal  CBC.ca

If you're looking for place to cool down during the hot spell, the City of Montreal has put together this list of public, air-conditioned spaces.



Focus Montreal: Bullying and suicide prevention | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Following the death of his son, a Quebec man is calling for stricter anti-bullying measures in schools. Daphna Leibovici, a violence prevention consultant at the ...



Record number of registrations for Villa Maria High School | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Jessica Laventure speaks to Villa Maria High School's director general Marie Anna Bacchi about the decision to open registration to boys in 2016, and the ...



EMSB holds 'Parents Ped Day' | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

The English Montreal School Board held a “Parents Ped Day” on Saturday. The event was a one-day workshop to shed light on educational issues facing their ...



Teen talks about finding her path with the help of LOVE  Montreal Gazette

Teenager Krystal Uribe spoke at the West Island Community Shares gala last week about how the organization LOVE put her life back on track.



Willingdon School in NDG protests Quebec austerity cuts | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Thu, Jun 4: Kathleen Usher from Willingdon School explains how she believes Quebec budget cuts will affect education during a protest held by parents, ...



Kirkland high-tech firm lands federal funding  Montreal Gazette

A West Island-based high-tech company has received $500000 in financial support from the federal government.



McGill releases training video in case of school shooting | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Fri, Sep 9: McGill University wants its students and staff members to be prepared in case of an active-shooter situation on campus. A new training video posted ...



The Bachelor's Vanessa Grimaldi visits special-needs students in Montreal | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

The Bachelor's Vanessa Grimaldi paid a surprise visit to students and staff at the Mackay Centre, a school for deaf and disabled children in Montreal.



Sir Wilfrid Laurier school board teachers vote | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Mon, Sep 21: Teachers at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board will decide Monday night whether or not they will go on strike. Global's Billy Shields reports.



F-word no longer taboo on French language broadcasts | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) ruled that a Montreal radio station did not violate any rules by airing two clips of celebrities using the F-word ...



West Island Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 22  Montreal Gazette

Galleries and exhibitionsThe Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., presents an exhibition of paintings by the Kirkland Artists Association. Continues until Nov.



West Island Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 15  Montreal Gazette

Galleries and exhibitionsThe Kirkland Library, 17100 Hymus Blvd., presents an exhibition of paintings by the Kirkland Artists Association that continues until Nov.



CBC Quebec in your Community  CBC.ca

Our personalities are busy! Here's where they've been and where they're going.



Concordia's Oscar Peterson Jazz Scholarship Competition | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Wed, Mar 18: Scholarship winner Tihomir Kratsev and finalist Felix Tellier-Pouliot visit the show to talk about participating in the Oscar Peterson Jazz ...



McGill student wins prestigious Rhodes scholarship | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Camille Ross speaks to Joanna Klimczak, one of two students who are amongst the recipients of the prestigious Rhodes scholarship that will send them to ...



Official opening of the Montreal Shriners Hospital for Children | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Watch Official opening of the Montreal Shriners Hospital for Children Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca.



My October: remembering the FLQ crisis | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Camille Ross speaks to Claire Holden Rothman, author of My October a novel about the FLQ crisis in Quebec and a modern family torn apart by the power of ...



Ardene and Starlight team up | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Jessica Laventure talks to Elisabeth Couture of Ardene and Brian Bringolf of Starlight Children's Foundation about how they've worked together to raise money ...



Industrial drafting success | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Watch Industrial drafting success Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca.



A career as a zoologist | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Watch A career as a zoologist Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca.



West Island charity claims Diamond Spa left them high and dry  Globalnews.ca

A charity in Pierrefonds was supposed to hold a fundraiser at the Diamond Spa in Dorval, but after handing over the money to book the venue for the event, there ...



PK Subban charity work honoured by Governor General | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Wed, Mar 1: Defenceman P.K. Subban said he is “honoured” to receive the Meritorious *Service* Decoration from Gov. Gen. David Johnston Wednesday. Global's ...



5 Parenting styles: Which one are you? | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Jellyfish, snowplough, tiger, dolphin or attachment, all these words have one thing in common: they are also parenting styles. Erica Diamond speaks about the ...



Montreal's LOVE promotes self-expression as a means to overcome violence  Montreal Gazette

Each year, the outreach organization known as LOVE works with more than 500 young people in Montreal, encouraging them to use art as a means of ...



Liberal candidate in Pierrefonds-Dollard contravenes Elections Act  Montreal Gazette

Liberal Party candidate for Pierrefonds-Dollard has contravened the Elections Act.



Free trains continue on Tuesday; multiple schools closed  CTV News

With the Galipeault Bridge remaining closed, the AMT will once again offer free transportation Tuesday on the Vaudreuil Hudson and Deux Montagnes train ...



Quebec takes steps to protect pets from shock collars, prongs  Globalnews.ca

Will a Quebec law governing the humane treatment of animals cause dog owners to change how they deal with their dogs?



Warriors wow in MBL championship final | Sports  The Suburban Newspaper

It is the stuff that movies are made of as the Juvenile AA Côte St. Luc Warriors basketball squad were the new kids on the block this season in the.



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