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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...

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 "porch piracy," this issue has seen an uptick across Canada, leaving consumers and retailers in...

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 Park Extension area. Bloomfield Street: A Shift in Direction Bloomfield Street, operated as a one-way street heading...

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 to fraudulent immigration lawyers, warns David Ettedgui, President of the Montreal Bar. The Park-Extension borough,...

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 Universities has sparked a complex debate, extending its influence beyond the directly affected demographic. Students...

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 amend the Criminal Code. This amendment is crucial for Quebec to proceed with advanced requests...

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 decision, drawing from the council's discretionary budget for the 2024 financial year, underscores the council's...

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 tourists to enjoy the city during extended hours, Montreal has embarked on a nightlife policy...

Bye Bye Béton!

Revolutionizing Urban Spaces of Parc-Extension into Verdant Community Havens Ville Saint-Pierre (VSP) is leading a green revolution with its innovative 'Bye Bye Béton!' initiative, a participatory program that encourages residents to transform concrete areas into verdant community spaces. This initiative...