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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...

Rats under control

The city finally takes action After receiving numerous complaints and news reports about the rodent infestation in Park-Ex, the city has finally taken action to address the issue. Mary Deros, the city councilor for Park Extension, played a significant role...

Filth in Park-Ex reaches critical mass

“Waste damages Parc-Extension’s reputation,” deplores Ensemble Montréal Following a Park-Ex News brief phone call to Mrs. Deros' office, there was an influx of pictures and videos that were incredibly shocking, challenging the perception of them originating from a city like...

VSP Volunteer Recognition Award Winners

Sandra Ponente wins for Park-Extension The borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extensionis announced its five winners of the Volunteer Recognition Awards for the current year. To mark their accomplishments, the five award-winning volunteers received an original work created by glassblower artist Bruno Andrus. Since...

VSP commits $1 million towards driving ecological transition within its territory

VSP, recognizing the pressing need for ecological transition, has decided to take concrete actions towards sustainability. As part of its efforts, the borough is dedicating a substantial investment of $1 million towards initiatives aimed at enhancing ecological transition within...

First the garbage, now rats

Park-Extension faces a new problem It was an email sent to Park-Extension City Councillor Mary Deros from a desperate citizen. The citizen wrote to inform the council of the concerning issue of an infestation of rats in the neighborhood. This has...

Grainothèques at Park-Extension

For all the Park-ex greenthumbs, a new seed borrowing scheme is being developed. A Grainothèque or seed library is now set up at the Saint-Michel library and at the Parc-Extension library. They are in addition to the existing one...

Black History month in Park-extension

Recognition ceremony for afrodescendent citizens in Villeray Saint-Michel Parc-Extension borough It was an initiative of Saint-Michel city councillor, Josué Corvil who brought together key players of the Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension black communities to be honored in an event at the borough headquarters...

Cannabis in Park-Extension

Spring brings an SQDC at 895 Beaumont Avenue Deros not happy Cannabis use has been legal for quite some time now and Park-Extension residents will be able to have their very own Government Cannabis shop in the neighborhood. The Société québécoise du...