Alta Vista's Community Newspaper


Welcome to the website of VISTAS, Alta Vista’s community newspaper!  Here you can access the current and past issues of the paper; you can also send letters to the editor, or contact the VISTAS staff (via the Contacts page).

Enjoy our January issue of VISTAS!

Our deadline for submissions for the February issue is coming really quickly: January 15

As you read this latest issue, you will discover that VISTAS is still looking for a new Content Editor. If you know someone who might be interested in serving our community in this way, please refer them to us at

Current Year Issues:


VISTAS – January 2021

          VISTAS November 2020
          VISTAS September 2020
          VISTAS – June 2020
There was no May 2020 issue due to COVID-19 concerns
          VISTAS April 2020
          VISTAS March 2020

2019 Issues:

2018 Issues:


View past issues for years prior to last year

VISTAS Pickup Locations:

Elmvale Library Riverside Hospital
Alta Vista Library General Hospital
Independent at Bank and Alta Vista Children’s Hospital
Canterbury Community Centre Rehabilitation Centre
Metro Store at Walkley Dempsey Community Centre
All of the shops in the Kilborn Mall Alta Vista Plaza Businesses (by the Independent Grocer)
John Fraser’s office Blue Heron Mall businesses (except Farm Boy)
David McGuinty’s office 3 Sisters Bakeshop (Arch St.)
Jean Cloutier’s office Shoppers Drug Mart (Alta Vista at Dorion)
Heron Road Multi-Service Centre Canadian Blood Services
Billings Estate The Perley
Kilborn Medical