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LOCAL NEWS

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...

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...

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,...

Tuition Hikes at McGill and Concordia: Indirect Impacts on Park-Extension Students

The recent decision by Quebec's Higher Education Minister, Pascale Déry, to increase tuition fees by 33% for non-Quebec Canadian students at McGill and Concordia...

Medical Assistance in Dying: Quebec’s Urgent Call for Exceptional Measures from Ottawa

In a recent development that has resonated within the community of Park-Extension, the Quebec government has intensified its demands for the federal government to...

Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension Council Awards $8,300 to Boost Community Projects

The borough council of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, in its session on December 6th, approved the allocation of $8,300 in financial assistance to 14 local organizations. This...

A Policy to Develop and Supervise Nightlife Activities in Montreal

Montreal, including vibrant neighborhoods like Park-Extension, is taking a significant step towards enhancing its nightlife experience. With the objective of allowing both residents and...

Parc-Extension News 32-03

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published February 9th, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

Parc-Extension News 32-02

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published January 26th, 2024.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events.

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FEATURED

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 Shelters for Women and Children Victims of Domestic Violence — an alliance that includes the Parc-Extension organization, Shield of Athena, as a member — are...
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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...