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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...

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 incident involving loose bricks falling from the building onto the street. Councilor for Park-Extension, Mary...

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, through the approval of several motions that reflect the community's commitment to these values. Firstly, the...

Quebec’s English-Speaking Universities Propose Initiatives to Promote French Language Amidst Tuition Fee Discussions

The strategic discussion involving the leaders of Concordia, McGill, and Bishop's universities with Quebec's Premier and the Higher Education Minister carries particular resonance for the student population of Park-Extension, a neighborhood known for its economic diversity and strong immigrant...

Mary Deros, Park Extension City Councillor, Joins Gujarati Senior Association in Celebrating International Seniors Day

In a heartwarming celebration of community and diversity, Mary Deros, City Councilor for Park Extension, recently participated in the International Seniors Day festivities with the Gujarati Senior Association of Montreal. The event, which took place last Saturday, marked a...

Parking vs. Pedals: Parc-Extension’s battle over bike lanes leads to vandalism

Our neighborhood of Park-Extension continues to be a battleground for residents, cyclists, and city planners as opposition to the removal of parking spaces intensifies. The controversial move to eliminate 250 parking spots in favor of new bike lanes has...

City Councillor Mary Deros champions green alley project in Park Extension

Despite the strife and bikelane wars in Park-Ex, there are also beautiful moments of community life that tend to get overlooked by the media In a heartwarming display of dedication to environmental sustainability and community well-being, City Councillor for Park...

Some Park-Exers gear up for showdown over bicycle path construction

The controversy surrounding the removal of 250 parking spaces in Park Extension to make way for new bicycle paths has gripped the community's attention for quite some time. While the borough's mayor has vowed to push forward with the...

Mixed Reactions to French-Language Sidewalk Sticker Campaign in Montreal’s Parc-Extension

A municipal and provincial initiative to promote the use of French in light of Quebec's language legislation, Bill 96, has sparked controversy in Montreal's Parc-Extension neighborhood. The campaign involves placing circular stickers on sidewalks featuring French words alongside a...

Park-Extension Residents Express Concerns as Bike Lanes Displace Parking Spaces

A group of concerned citizens from Park-Extension gathered at 407 Ogilvy's second floor, numbering over 100 individuals. They anxiously awaited the announcement from public servants representing the City of Montreal. The news they received was disheartening - the borough...