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LOCAL NEWS

VSP Volunteer Recognition Award Winners: Two Honorees from Parc-Extension

The Borough of VSP anounced the five winners of this year's Volunteer Recognition Awards. To celebrate their exceptional contributions, each awardee received a unique...

Spring Cleaning in VSP

The website announcement and the Park-Ex complaints The official announcement from VSP  According to the borough’s website announcement, VSP's teams are diligently continuing their extensive spring...

Protecting Your Building Against Heavy Rainfall

City of Montreal gives guidelines As the climate continues to change, cities worldwide, including Montreal, are experiencing increasingly intense rainfall, leading to rapid accumulation on...

Novomed Clinic: A New Hope for Healthcare in Montreal’s Parc-Extension

The transformation of a once-vacant building, previously a funeral home, at the corner of Stuart and Ogilvy in Montreal's Parc-Extension neighborhood marks the establishment...

Explosive Blaze Devastates Popular Grocery Store and Mosque in Park Extension

Early morning, on Friday the 26th of April, a significant three-alarm blaze ravaged BK Marché, a popular grocery store located in the Park Extension...

Annual Cleanup at Parc Jarry Celebrates Community and Environmental Well-being

For sixteen years, the friends of Parc Jarry, or "Amies du parc Jarry," have gathered annually to engage in a spring cleanup event that...

The Opioid Crisis and Its Impact on Park-Extension’s Youth: A Closer Look

In recent years, the opioid crisis has escalated into a national emergency across Canada. A disturbing statistic reveals that a quarter of all young...

The Opioid Crisis and Its Impact on Park-Extension’s Youth: A Closer Look

In recent years, the opioid crisis has escalated into a national emergency across Canada. A disturbing statistic reveals that a quarter of all young...

Annual Plant Distribution Event in Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension

Mark your calendars for May 18th when the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension (VSP) will host its annual distribution of flowers and vegetable plants. This popular...

“À toi la parole!”: A Youth Consultation Space in Parc-Extension

On Tuesday, April 30th, the district of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension is set to host an engaging event tailored for its younger population, specifically those aged 12...

Parc-Extension News 32-08

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published April 19th, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

United Efforts Against the Garbage Crisis in Park Extension: A Community’s Path Forward

Park Extension is facing a critical garbage management issue that not only challenges its urban aesthetics but also threatens public health. With a significant...

New Parking Restrictions Schedule in VSP Starting April 1

In a move aimed at enhancing the cleanliness operations and infrastructure maintenance activities within the Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension (VSP) territory, local authorities have announced a significant...

Parc-Extension News 32-07

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published April 5th, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

Parc-Extension News 32-06

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published March 22nd, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

Spring Cleaning Comes Early to Montreal: A Look at Parc-Extension and Beyond

In the heart of Montreal, an unexpected early thaw has unveiled a less-than-pleasant sight across its boroughs, including Parc-Extension. As the snow melts away,...

Quebec’s “Inadequate” Funding Forces Halt to Shelter Projects

In a passionate appeal, Louise Riendeau, representing the Coalition of Shelters for Women Victims of Domestic Violence, alongside Maud Pontel from the Alliance of...

Protecting Parcels: A Community Approach to Tackling Theft

In Montreal in Parc-Extension and in Canada in general, the rise of online shopping has brought with it an unwelcome trend: parcel theft. Dubbed...

Protecting our Park-Ex youth

In a recent announcement dated February 22, 2024, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) highlighted the growing concern surrounding the...

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Spring Cleaning in VSP

The website announcement and the Park-Ex complaints The official announcement from VSP  According to the borough’s website announcement, VSP's teams are diligently continuing their extensive spring cleaning operations, actively working to pick up litter, sweep, and wash the 283 km of streets and 378 km of sidewalks in the borough. For...
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INTERVIEWS

Park-Ex through the viewfinder

Local photographer puts neighbourhood front and centre in his work In one photo, a line of damp clothes runs through the leafy canopy of a green, back alley, crisscrossed by the dark shadows of electricity lines. In another, an elderly man collects cans and bottles in the bins that line...

How to handle a rent increase

Éducaloi and CAPE host second renters workshop Many renters in Park Extension have either already or will soon be receiving a notice that their rent will soon go up. With most leases renewing on Jul. 1, owners often take this opportunity to increase rent prices in their units. While many questions...
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