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Archive for February, 2012

February 28th, 2012

Benefit to Westmounters’

Posted by Joan McGuigan

A new 38 million dollar eco-friendly recreation center has been approved by the city of Westmount. It will include a 10 meter underground skating arena, probably the first in North America, tennis, swimming pool; toddler’s pool and parking lot for approximately 80 cars, nearly double the present capacity.
Westmount property values should remain strong and may even increase as a result of this 1st class undertaking.

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February 16th, 2012

News – Westmount Science Camp for Kids

Posted by Joan McGuigan

“In partnership with Westmount Sports and Recreation, McGill University, the Redpath Museum and Westmount High School, Westmount Science Camp will open its doors and labs on July 2 for campers ages 6-13.
The camp will offer a wide array of fun and exciting science for kids. Real science with top of the line equipment, facilities, science professionals and volunteers will be available and our goal is to provide the kids with an unforgetable science experience which may assist them in their choices towards a science career in the future. Or just provide them with a lot of fun!
There will also be a field trip at McGill included in each 2 week session.
Registration begins March 19 by calling Westmount Sports and Recreation at 514-989-5353. For further information and an early bird enrolment reservation, please call Nigel Penney, Camp director, at 514-691-9307.”

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February 9th, 2012

Westmount historically significant

Posted by Joan McGuigan

Do you know that Westmount is recognized as historically significant for its opulent Victorian architecture and landscape heritage? Westmount got its characteristic styles and trends in architecture and landscape from the period between 1890 and 1930. The members of the municipality were keen to protect and preserve the features of their built environment and the harmonious integration of both its buildings and its good urban planning. Westmount is a gem in the greater metropolitan which is Montreal. Stay tuned for more about Westmount & other urban communities in the coming weeks.

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