Alta Vista synagogue vandalized

Anti-Semitic graffiti was spray-painted on Machzikei Hadas synagogue this week. For more information, see the CBC news story here.

We are a welcoming, inclusive neighbourhood  and condemn in the strongest terms this cowardly act of hate in our community.  We stand strong together against hate in Alta Vista.

If you have any information, please notify the police.

E-Waste Day on Nov 19

On November 19 from 8 AM to 4 PM, St. Patrick’s High School at 2525 Alta Vista Drive is holding an E-Waste Day as a fundraising event for the school’s ECO Team.

This event will allow you to drop off all your unwanted electronic devices for recycling. Items do not have to be in working order. Acceptable items include televisions, stereos, telephones, computers, printers, and more.

Community Partner Award presented to VISTAS

The Alta Vista Community Association awarded the inaugural Community Partner Award to Vistas – Alta Vista’s volunteer-run community newspaper.

Co-editors Christine Inrig and Marcia Gosse accepted the award on behalf of the Vistas team. The award was presented by AVCA President Clinton Cowan at the Association’s Annual General Meeting on October 19th.