City of Westmount the 2018 Recipient of The Prince of Wales Prize

The City of Westmount will receive The Prince of Wales Prize in recognition of its sustained commitment to heritage conservation over time, seen in the quality of its environment, its committed leadership, and its highly engaged residents. The Prince of Wales Prize is the National Trust for Canada’s most prestigious prize, which is awarded annually, recognizing communities and their local governments for the successful heritage stewardship of a town, city, rural region, First Nations reserve or community.

Sunday, October 28, 2018|

The City of Westmount’s Local Heritage Council (LHC)

The WHA has a permanent seat on the City of Westmount's Local Heritage Council (LHC). The City has excellent information on its website under Heritage about the LHC & its Houses of Worship project. To visit the site, go to our Local History page and click on "Heritage section of the City of Westmount's website" on the sidebar.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018|

New WHA Board of Directors 2018-19

The Annual General Meeting of the Association took place on Thursday, 17 May 2018. After reports were given, the slate of candidates for positions on the board of directors was presented and elected. A list of the new Board of Directors for 2018-2019 is on our About page. Back row, left to right: Jane Martin, Cynthia Grahame, Lorne Huston. Front row: Marlene Chan, Ruth Allan-Rigby, Anne Barkman, Caroline Breslaw, Louise Carpentier.

Friday, May 18, 2018|

Westmount Then & Now

A series of articles from the Westmount Independent has been added to the Local History page. Each article of "Westmount Then & Now", researched and written by WHA Board members, features a local site, describing it from the past to the present. Archival images and a recent photo are included in each column.

Friday, July 21, 2017|