Martin C. Barry Villeray/St-Michel/Parc Extension Borough Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli announced near the beginning of the year’s last borough council meeting that VSP will be adding $316,000 to its budget for social housing needs.
How about a career in aesthetics and hairdressing? Anything’s possible when you sign up for a hairdressing program offered by the EMSB. Martin C. Barry Held on Oct. 16 at...
Vanier College officials are seen here with Park Extension city councillor Mary Deros, Saint-Laurent mayor Alan DeSousa and VSP mayor Giuliana Fumagalli during the ribbon cutting for the new Park Ex campus on Nov. 13.
Alan Maislin, president of the board of CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, speaks during the regional health care agency’s annual public information at the Jewish General Hospital on Nov. 7. Martin C. Barry
Native Montrealer and former Park Exer Christos Sourligas says My Big Fat Greek Cookbook isn’t about cooking clichés, but rather the sort of “legit rustic mountain village peasant food” that his mother and ancestors have always...
From the left, newly-sworn-in Canadian citizen Jessica Ekve-Akpa, Canadian Citizenship Judge Simon Durivage, VSP Borough Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli, Nouvelles Parc-Extension News editor George Guzmas, Patro Le Prevost executive-director Daniel Côté, Nazia Hossain Islam, vice-president National Bangladeshi-Canadian...
The VSP borough council held its monthly public meeting last Tuesday evening. Martin C. Barry Social housing – specifically the lack of it in many areas of Villeray/St-Michel/Parc Extension – dominated...
Guitarist and folk singer Jagdeep Batth warmed up the crowd before the speakers with some music raising awareness of the racism and discrimination issue. Martin C. Barry The Himalaya Seniors...
Papineau NDP candidate Christine Paré, centre, had some choice words for her main rival, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during her campaign launch last week. Martin C. Barry Papineau NDP candidate Christine...
Seen here with leaders from the Shree Ramji Temple on Durocher St. in Park Extension are Senator Leo Housakos (second from left) and Papineau Conservative Sophie Veilleux who is a candidate in the Oct. 21 federal...