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Community Journal

Coconut bagels and small business networking

2page-img1.jpgFor over 80 years, people living on the south shore of Montreal had to cross bridges if they wanted hot fresh rolled bagels just coming out of a wood fired oven. All that changed in 2005 when George Grant and Glen Spence, both immigrants from Jamaica, opened up Brossard Bagel. Their coconut bagel is a favourite. Bruce Todman tells us more about their story, and the English-language Small Business Support Network they are a part of.
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Bringing the youth back to the Lower North Shore

We hear how a community internship in Chevery led one young woman to return to the Lower North Shore, where she helped the region, and its youth, take care of erosion along the Coast. Now Andrea Roberts, age 25, is the MRC's land planner. A dream job back home. More with Bruce Todman in this week's edition of his Community Journal.
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Health and hospital help, in English

We'll tell you how the Hôtel-Dieu in Lévis now has an anglophone information and referral agent to help those from the Chaudière-Appalaches region navigate the francophone health care system a little easier. More from Bruce Todman in this week's edition of the Community Journal.
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