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LOCAL NEWS

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...

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...

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...

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...

Parc-Extension News 32-05

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published March 8th, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

Park Extension Street Direction Changes: Addressing Traffic Congestion and Residential Concerns

In an effort to manage traffic congestion and enhance road safety, the borough administration has implemented significant directional changes on several streets in the...

Evacuation on Querbes Street: Safety Measures Following a Dangerous Building Incident

  Residents of a multiplex on Querbes Street, nestled between St-Rock and Ogilvy on the east side, have been evacuated following a concerning...

Park Extension’s Potential Role in Montreal’s Innovative Waste-to-Fertilizer Initiative

Montreal's journey in transforming its wastewater byproducts into agricultural gold has taken an innovative turn, with the city's ambitious goal to convert 80% of...

Quebec’s Red Tape Reduction: A Boon for Park-Extension’s Aging Population

In a move that promises to enhance the healthcare experience for patients, the Quebec government, under the leadership of Health Minister Christian Dubé, is...

Beware of Fake Immigration Lawyers

Montreal Bar Association Warns Against Fraudulent Immigration Lawyers The pursuit of the Canadian dream can swiftly turn into a nightmare for newcomers who fall victim...

Parc-Extension News 32-04

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published February 23rd, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension: Celebrating Diversity, Education, and Linguistic Heritage

The borough council of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, in its session on December 6th, 2024, took significant steps to honor and celebrate diversity, education, and cultural heritage,...

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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 adult deaths in the country are attributable to opioids, with fentanyl from the illicit market being the leading cause. This crisis is particularly relevant to...
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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...