Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!!!!

It was great to see so many people out to the Levee at Town Hall on New Year’s Day.  Lots of visiting with old friends and neighbours and welcoming new residents and our new CAO.  Special thanks to Councillor Brady for her help in making the day a success.

Some of the people who attended:

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more-guestsRick and Rev Barb ….

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and then it was time to raise the Westport Sesquicentennial Flag…

Getting Ready….


We sang O Canada once the flag was in place.  MPP Steve Clarke commented later on how robust we sang our national anthem.  That’s hometown pride, Steve!


Speeches from Special Guests – MP Gord Brown, MPP Steve Clarke, His Worship Mayor Ron Holman


The Home Team!  Councillors Brady, Huth, Schwinghamer and Parliament.


And finally, what would a birthday party be without cake?  Cut by our Senior of the Year, Mrs Shirley Howard.shirley-cutting-the-150th-cakeHAPPY SESQUICENTENNIAL CANADA!   MORE CELEBRATION TO COME THIS YEAR.