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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...

Warm Memories and Greener Dreams: Parc-Extension’s Transition to a Sustainable Future

In the heart of Montreal's Parc-Extension neighborhood, a significant shift is underway. The city has recently adopted a new regulation that profoundly affects the way buildings will be heated, signaling a move towards greener, more sustainable practices. The regulation, set...

Navigating Canada’s Rising Mobile Maze

In Parc-Extension, as in the rest of Canada residents are feeling the impact of Canada's confusing mobile market landscape. As reported by the media, the Canadian government appears to be sending mixed signals regarding the rising mobile prices. On...

2024 Montreal Pension Guide: Navigating Changes and Dates in Government Benefits

In 2024, the residents of Montreal, particularly those in areas like Park-Extension, must navigate crucial financial choices, especially those reliant on government pensions. Amid the continued impact of last year's inflation, grasping the intricacies of state pensions is vital....

Montreal Clamps Down: Major Overhaul in Spending on Dining, Bonuses, and Executive Perks

In a major policy shift, the City of Montreal, including the borough of Park-Extension, is poised to transform its financial management approach. New regulations targeting restaurant expenses, alcohol consumption, and executive bonuses are set to be implemented city-wide from...

Devastating Fire Engulfs Grocery Store and Mosque in Park Extension

No Injuries Reported in Early Morning Blaze on Jean-Talon Street A three-alarm fire wreaked havoc in Park Extension early Friday December 15th morning, engulfing a popular grocery store and impacting a mosque located on the second floor of the building....