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Provigo by Parc Metro Closes Temporarily, Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Avleen K Mokha The Provigo by Parc metro closed for deep-cleaning after one staff member tested positive on a presumptive test for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Former Drummondville mayor seeks Quebec Liberal party leadership

Martin C. Barry When you consider that Quebec Liberal Party leadership aspirant Alexandre Cusson devoted himself mostly until now to municipal politics and only recently decided to jump to...

Columnist and Anglo-rights firebrand William Johnson dies at 88

Martin C. Barry William Johnson, right, is seen in this photo, taken in the mid-2000s, at a family gathering in Ottawa. William Johnson, the often fiery political columnist, whose...

Do local station closings put SPVM’s neighbourhood policing at risk?

Martin C. Barry Although the SPVM’s Station 33 on Beaumont Ave., which serves Park Extension, isn’t slated to close soon, the closing of Station 11 in Notre Dame de Grâce has started the...

Le 14e Mois des Câlins de Sainte-Justine amasse plus de 430 000 $

De gauche à droite : Julie Riel, Fondation CHU Sainte-Justine, Danielle La Roche, Clarins Canada, Sébastien Benoit, Rythme, Mitsou Gélinas, Rythme, Christian Comtois, Groupe Jean Coutu, Stéphanie Bureau, Fondation CHU Sainte-Justine Le...

VSP borough officials pay homage to Black History Month

Martin C.Barry Two elected officials from the Villeray/St-Michel/Parc Extension borough council took the initiative in early February to celebrate Black History Month with a special ceremony at borough headquarters...

Sacred Heart School raises $60,000 for improvement projects

Current Sacred Heart School of Montreal students Ocean Massey, left and June Liu greeted Raise the Roof guests as they arrived. Martin C. Barry Members of the Sacred...

Laurier Macdonald students excel in hairdressing competition

Martin C. Barry The Laurier Macdonald Career Centre hosted the Regional Hairdressing Olympics 2020 on Feb. 4 at the centre. Tuesday February 4 was a big day at the Laurier...

Big move for KDM Assurances to their new location

Also among the guests at Kosta Menoutis’s reception were Newsfirst Multimedia publisher George Bakoyannis (left), and Stavros Kazantsis. Photo: Martin C. Barry Martin C. Barry Surrounded by clients, business colleagues...

University of Montreal opens new children’s clinic in Park Ex

From the left (foreground), Park Extension city councillor Mary Deros, Borough of VSP Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli and Laurier-Dorion MNA Andrés Fontecilla listen as dentistry student Hafsa Alami Laroussi explains some of the services she and others...