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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....

Celebrating Community Heroes: The 12th VSP Volunteer Recognition Awards

Honoring the Heartbeat of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension The borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension is set to celebrate the invaluable contributions of its volunteers with the prestigious 12th VSP Volunteer Recognition Awards. This highly anticipated event, culminating in a grand Volunteer Party in April 2024,...

Ali Ngarukiye Found Guilty of Attempted Murder of Montreal Police Officer

In a significant development, Ali Ngarukiye has been found guilty by a Montreal jury on Wednesday of the attempted murder of a city police officer, along with several other charges stemming from a 2021 incident. The 2021 Attack on Officer...

The Role of Community and Police in Addressing Hate Crimes

In recent months, Montreal has witnessed a disturbing rise in events targeting Arab-Muslim and Jewish communities, reflecting the broader tensions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This uptick in hate crimes and incidents necessitates a robust and unified response from both...

Parc-Extension Confronts Gentrification Challenges

Parc-Extension, is undergoing a period of significant transformation. This change has been catalyzed by the development of the Université de Montréal's new campus, which, while bringing in new infrastructural developments, has also led to unintended consequences like gentrification. The...

Parc-Extension Residents Rise Up: Challenging Quebec’s Bill 31 Amid Housing Crisis

In the diverse and vibrant neighborhood of Parc-Extension in Montreal, a significant demonstration unfolded as residents rallied against Quebec's controversial housing bill, Bill 31. This bill, currently under scrutiny, has sparked widespread concern due to its potential impact on...

Bridging Cultures: Bringing Park-Extension Community Closer to Nunavik Traditions Through Art

Starting from December 6, Parc-Extension's Broadcasting Hall is set to host a remarkable exhibition titled "The Door Will Be Unlocked", curated by Anna Lupien, a renowned documentary artist and resident of the Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension (VSP) borough. This exhibition promises to...