Community Sector News


Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island

Yule Log Fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island is hosting their  3rd annual yule log campaign until December 8th! Purchase a yule log through the online boutique and support youth during the holidays.

West Island Community Shares

Dorval Holiday Market

Mark your calendars for this second edition of the Dorval Holiday Market benefiting the West Island Community Shares on weekends starting December 2nd. Visit the website for more information.

West Island Community Shares

Red & White Event

Whether you became a friend of West Island Community Shares years ago or recently learned about their mission, join them in celebrating 25 years of philanthropy at the upcoming Red & White fundraising evening. Click here for more information


Corbeille de Pain

Community Kitchen

December 2 & 16

Corbeille de Pain offers community kitchens which are groups of people, accompanied by a kitchen animator, who, together, prepare a balanced, appetizing and economical meal in three steps (cooking, eating and sharing portions). Please visit their website for more information.

West Island Crisis Centre

Preventing a Depressive Episode

December 7

Join the West Island Crisis Centre for a free conference discussing various ways to help prevent depressive episodes. For more information, click here.

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West Island Citizen Advocacy

Temporary Move

Due to renovations, West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) is temporarily moving its offices to 152 Concord Crescent in Pointe-Claire on November 1st. They will continue with a hybrid work schedule and their office will be open Monday-Friday – 9am-4pm.  You can also continue to reach them by phone at 514-694-5850.

Executives Available

Member Recruitment

“Executives Available – Cadres Disponibles is a Non-Profit organisation, partnered with Services Quebec, whose mission is to assist unemployed Professionals over the age of 35 in their career search. Click here to get more information on how they can help you.

NOVA West Island

Volunteers Needed

NOVA West Island is actively looking for volunteers to work in their thrift store. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering, click here.

Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island

Big Brothers Big Sisters West Island are currently beginning the process of collecting donations for Christmas baskets prepared for those in need. You may contact Cathy the office manager at [email protected]  to begin the basket process and/or for any other information.

Centre Ricochet

The Centre Ricochet is in need of winter clothing donations (hats, scarves, jackets, boots, warm socks, etc.) Contact them at [email protected] for more information.

West Island Assistance Fund

The West Island Assistance Fund (WIAF) is collecting toy donations to be given as Christmas presents for children in need. Visit their website for more information.


Ricochet Homes

Center Grand Opening

The new Ricochet Center has opened it’s doors in Roxboro, offering services 24/7. To learn more about the centre, click here.

The Quebec Adapted Sailing Association

25th Anniversary

Congratulations to AQVA on celebrating their 25th anniversary! Click here to learn more about their programs and services.

NOVA West Island

Community Service Award

Congratulations to NOVA West Island for winning the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce Accolades Community Service Award!

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