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Coming Soon: Quebec’s Electoral Reform

Lydia Miljan Quebec Justice Minister Sonia LeBel recently announced that the government is moving forward with electoral reform. Yet unlike other provincial governments, rather than proceed with a referendum, the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) government will table a bill...

Borough awards contract for Centennial Park

(PXN) Almost a decade after the idea of new park at the corner of Stuart and St. Roch was first announced as part of Park Extension’s centennial celebrations, the Borough of Villeray/St-Michel/Parc Extension has finally given the go-ahead for the work for...

VSP gives go-ahead to Beaumont redevelopment project

Martin C. Barry The Villeray/St-Michel/Parc Extension borough council voted without the support of Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli on Feb. 22 to allow the demolition of a commercial block on Beaumont Ave., thus paving the way for the construction of new four-storey building slated to...

William Hingston Centre becomes a ‘Friend of Children’

Martin C. Barry In response to concerns by some parents in Park Extension about loitering or other questionable activities at the William Hingston Centre, a special gathering took place on Feb. 11 at the community centre on Saint Roch St. to mark the...