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Lyme Disease on the Rise: Important Advice Parc-Extension green-thumbs

Over the past decade, the number of Lyme disease cases in Quebec has been steadily increasing. According to early data released by the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS), this upward trend is expected to continue in 2024...

Montréal’s Ambitious Urban Plan: Transforming Parc-Extension and Beyond

The borough of Parc-Extension is set to experience significant changes as part of Montréal's ambitious urban development plan. Mayor Valérie Plante's administration has unveiled a bold initiative aimed at addressing the city's housing crisis and stagnant public transportation system...

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 artwork created by renowned glass-blowing artist Bruno Andrus. Since 2013, elected officials have chosen four winners—one...

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 streets and potential flooding of residences. Protecting your property against such events is crucial to...

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 area. The fire reportedly started following an explosive sound heard by employees working the early...

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 not only beautifies their community space but also strengthens their collective commitment to the environment....

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 event, which offers free plants to the residents, will require prior online registration due to...

“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 to 17, at the Parc-Extension Library located at 421 Saint-Roch Street. Scheduled from 4:30 PM...

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 update to parking restriction schedules. Effective April 1, residents and visitors are advised to pay...

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, the city's streets and public spaces have been left littered with the remnants of winter's...