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Park Extension’s Potential Role in Montreal’s Innovative Waste-to-Fertilizer Initiative

Montreal's journey in transforming its wastewater byproducts into agricultural gold has taken an innovative turn, with the city's ambitious goal to convert 80% of its sewage ash into fertilizer by 2030. This initiative, which turned 26% of the city's...

Desertification of downtown Montreal

The office space vacancy rate could reach 29% by 2027 Pending an increasingly likely recession, the office real estate market in the greater Montreal area including our borough of Park-Extension is already experiencing one of the worst periods in decades. According...

Staggering increase in car thefts in Montreal

The number of stolen vehicles has increased markedly in Montreal a situation that affects our borough of Parc-Extension as well. A 61.8% jump in thefts was seen in the first three quarters of 2022, compared to the previous year....

Aeolian energy on the forefront

Energy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon shelved Hydro-Quebec's planned call for tenders for 2,300 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy and demanded a new call for tenders — this one for 4,000 MW — that will come from 100% wind turbines. During a...

Monarchists feel excluded

It is an oath that all new Canadians have to take. In Park-Extension home of many newcomers it is known all too well. At the National Assembly, an oath to the King also must be taken until the recent...

Improving access to justice for Canadians through judicial training on intimate partner and family violence in the family justice system

Family violence and intimate partner violence (IPV) are serious public health issues and can have immediate and long-term consequences for victims and their families, including physical, mental, cognitive, and financial harms. In Park-Extension, great attention has been given to...

The SPVM makes public the reports of sociologist Frédéric Boisrond

More than two years ago, the Metropolitan Montreal Police Department (SPVM) began a culture change process in which it committed to implement winning practices to ensure inclusive and equitable service that meets citizens' expectations and the trust they place...

Making Home Heating More Affordable for Canadians While Fighting Climate Change 

As winter made his grand entrance the past week in Montreal, Park-Extension residents are turning on the heat. The world energy crisis has affected all and the Canadian government wants to help homeowners switch from expensive home heating oil...

The SPVM is testing bulletproof vests to counter the large calibers

The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal is testing three new models of bulletproof vests to deal with the larger calibers now used by criminals. Violent criminals are using ever more deadly force lately. Just a few days ago...

Daylight savings time ended: Have you checked your smoke alarms?

Park-exers reminded to check their batteries The time change took place on the night of November 5 to 6. For the households of our readers in Park Extension Park the Montreal Fire Department (SIM), in order to raise public awareness...