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The Westmount Independent is an independent, Westmount-owned, weekly newspaper distributed free in Westmount, Quebec, Canada. Westmount is an independent municipality on the island of Montreal, just west of downtown and a part of the Montreal agglomeration.

The Westmount Independent's  circulation is 14,500+ copies by Canada Post and at drops around town. Our team of local writers, designers and editors is diverse and experienced. It includes Laureen Sweeney, Heather Black, Veronica Redgrave, Ted Sancton, Aurelien Guillory, Martin C. Barry, Ralph Thompson, and Ingrid Kovitch Dannenbaum.

Content & stories

David Price, Editor, 514.935.4537, email: please type "david.price", then the "at" sign, then this website's name without the "www"

Laureen Sweeney, Chief Reporter

 

Advertising sales

Arleen Candiotti, Advertising Consultant, 514.223.3567, email: please type "advertising," then the "at" sign, then this website's name without the "www"

Accounting
Beth Hudson, Accounting, 514.223.6138, "office", then the "at" sign, then this website's name without the "www"

Classified ads: www.westendclassifieds.com
Recent editions:  

May 21:  New by-law  for dockless bikes, scooters - 2 outdoor courts for pickleball - Public Works gets assistant director

May 14: Family Day May 25 - New zones to help houses of worship - 12  years of Independent
Real Estate Spotlight - Special Section

May 7: Critics question use of SCAOPI - RMR helps combat floods - Gymnast Castonguay, YMCA Masters win provincials          

Looking for older editions? Check out our archives.

Westmount links:

City of Westmount

Westmount Public Library

Atwater Library

Westmount Historical Association

Centre Greene

 
Distribution:

The Westmount Independent is distributed by Canada Post in Westmount and at drop-offs around Westmount. 

Most reliable pick-up: 310 Victoria Bldg. lobby (Victoria Ave. and de Maisonneuve Blvd.)

2nd most reliable pick-up: Metro grocery store (Victoria Ave. & Sherbrooke St.)

Also: Victoria Hall, Westmount city hall, Westmount Public Library, Westmount Square tabagie, Atwater Library and at many coffee shops, salons and waiting rooms. 

 

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14,500+ physical copies DW, plus low-resolution email and web versions ● Distribution: Tuesday to Friday (longer when interrupted by postal holidays)

Press time: Monday at 10:30 am (except before long weekends, Friday at 10:30 am)

The Westmount Independent is owned by Sherbrooke-Valois Inc. 310 Victoria Ave.,  #105, Westmount, QC, H3Z 2M9

Sherbrooke-Valois Inc. used to publish the Free Press, calendars and Vivva Montreal, and hosts the website of Price-Patterson Ltd.