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Free COVID-19 testing clinic now open beside Parc metro

By Avleen K Mokha A mobile clinic is open beside Parc metro station to screen local residents for COVID-19, without appointment. The city converted a bus into a clinic to increase testing in priority regions. The bus clinic will stay...

Park Ex group organizes free meals for those in need

By Avleen K Mokha This story was published on May 15 in the print issue for Park Extension News. Some information may not be current. Residents of Park Extension join in a group effort to distribute meals to residents in need....

Park Ex borough council goes virtual amid pandemic

By Avleen K Mokha This story was published on May 15 in the print issue for Park Extension News. Some information may not be current. The Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough council on May 4 saw important announcements and debate for citizens of Park...

Borough announces summer plan to transform streets

By Avleen K Mokha Yesterday the City of Montreal announced the Safe Active Pathways circuit, a plan to make streets pedestrian-friendly and to connect residents to major parks. Click here to read the full story. Today, the Villeray – Saint-Michel –...

City’s plan connects residents to major parks, makes streets pedestrian-friendly

By Avleen K Mokha Montreal mayor Valerie Plante announced today morning a plan to transform the city's circulation. The Safe Active Pathways circuit will allow Montrealers to safely reach the city's parks and several major commercial streets.  “The coming summer risks...

Borough mayor calls on residents to volunteer locally

By Avleen K Mokha Guiliana Fumagalli, mayor of Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough, asks residents to respect public health guidelines and to volunteer if they are able to do so. Fumagalli lent a hand on May 1 to Afrique au Féminin and PEYO,...

Dominique Anglade first woman to lead Liberal Party of Quebec

The Executive Council of the Liberal Party of Quebec announced today that Dominique Anglade, Member of Parliament for Saint-Henri – Sainte-Anne, is officially head of the party. Anglade is the woman in history to lead the LPQ. She succeeds...

McGill, UdeM announce remote teaching for Fall semester

Today, McGill Provost Professor Christopher P. Manfredi confirmed that the Fall semester will begin on its expected date but that instructors will deliver classes remotely. "To McGill students to begin, or continue, their academic path no matter where they...

Loudspeaker on wheels to inform residents about COVID-19 measures

Table de Quartier Park Extension (the Table) is organizing an information tour tomorrow, May 9, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, in partnership with Vivre Saint-Michel en santé and Forum Jeunesse de Saint-Michel. A truck with a loudspeaker will...

Women isolated at home face risk of conjugal violence

By Avleen K Mokha Late evening on April 18, a man began shooting civilians in northern Nova Scotia. This mass shooting was the deadliest in Canadian history, with at least 22 people dead, including one member of the Royal Canadian...