Submit a Story Archives Fun -n- Stuff
Newswest is always on the lookout for volunteer writers itching to pen a story or snap a photo of the community (the area of west Ottawa bordered by the O-train tracks and Woodroffe Avenue between the Ottawa River and Carling Avenue). Contact the editor about your idea or event at
editor at newswest dot org

  • Articles should be maximum 500 words; Letters to the editor a maximum of 300 words.
  • Community calendar items should be a maximum of 50 words.
  • Photographs should be 300 dpi; print photos 3 inches by 5 inches.

All signed letters to the editor are welcome. We reserve the right to edit for length and content.

E-mail is your best bet for a quick response.

Tim Thibeault, Editor
Telephone: (On request to contributors only)


Please call or email the editor before attempting to send us postal material.

Note: Regarding Federal Anti-spam laws and regulations; emails in the domain are considered published, and you may e-mail us without prior consent.
Please add words like Submission, Article-submission, Community-calendar, Deadline-request, or your Neighbourhood location to the subject line.
Plain text or Html-text emails are best. Bad, incompatible or missing attachments will delay matters, so include text versions of documents in the body of the email.
(Community Calendar requests should also CC the editor at Kitchissippi Times for issues without Newswest inside.)

Drop-offs may be possible at some Newswest Board Meetings (see Announcements for time and place). Please check first before attempting a dropoff.

For a list of Deadlines follow this link (including links to downloadable formats).