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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, Ralph Thompson, and Ingrid Kovitch Dannenbaum.

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

Laureen Sweeney, Chief Reporter

 

Arleen Candiotti, Advertising Consultant, 514.223.3567, "advertising", then the "at" sign, then this website's name.

Beth Hudson, Accounting, 514.223.6138, "office", then the "at" sign, then this website's name.

Classified ads: www.westendclassifieds.com

Letters of Support

 Recent editions:  

April 17: Upcoming construction - EHL division championship -  First ‘Olympes de la Parole’

Update of "Gun on Greene": RCMP spokesperson Geneviève Byrne wrote to the Independent in French on April 17, after press time, stating that the event was a fire evacuation drill and that its “emergency plan comprises several measures, including deploying armed and specially trained police officers in order to assure the safety of our employees during an evacuation.”

April 10: By-law for ‘dangerous dogs’ - Indoor pool meeting April 16 - Upcoming road projects

April 3: WRC 13 banner games - Calm but unhappy Turcot meeting - Social Calendar 2

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. 

 

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.