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Province issues alert for two missing children, father as main suspect

Avleen K Mokha Quebec police has issued an alert for two missing children. The siblings went missing yesterday at 8 pm from Levis, a city in eastern Quebec. The police are asking people...

Moisson Montréal distributes $29 million worth of food since beginning of crisis

MONTREAL, July 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ — Moisson Montréal provides food to community agencies that help people in vulnerable situations. Over the past three months, Moisson Montréal has distributed more than 29 million dollars' worth of food, $8 million more...

Justice Pro Bono to offer free legal consultations this weekend

Avleen K Mokha Justice Pro Bono will hold a four-hour session of free consultations this weekend for victims of discrimination, exclusion, racism and social injustice. All consultations will be...

Closure of Park Extension station linked to police investigation

LA PRESSE - Montreal police SPVM announced that Park Extension's police Station 33, located on Beaumont Avenue, would close on Monday, June 29. “The non-renewal of the lease for the building which housed the...

Afrique au Feminin fundraises $50,000 for local food bank

Avleen K Mokha Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Afrique au Feminin has been giving out free food baskets to Park Extension residents. To keep its effort...

Park Ex loses its police station

Final closure after four relocations and promises of more police visibility Avleen K Mokha Parc-Extension News has learned that Park Extension's police station, PDQ 33,...

Community group distributes over one-thousand meals since start of May

Avleen K Mokha Residents of Park Extension have joined in a group effort to give meals to residents in need. The effort, led by Abdul Waheed, began in May as Muslims began fasting...

City to redevelop Beaumont as part of new UdeM campus project

Avleen K Mokha The City of Montreal has announced that work will begin in July in the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension to redevelop three intersections close to the University of Montreal's new campus.

Park Ex residents working at manufacturing plant fear for safety amid COVID-19 outbreak

At least eight infected workers live in Park Extension, one is hospitalized Avleen K Mokha Employees of a LumenWerx facility have come forward to report unsafe working conditions in a manufacturing plant. At...

Anti-Eviction Project denounces gentrification of Park Extension

UdM campus threatens Park Extension housing and community, report says Avleen K Mokha A report released Wednesday, June 3, considers the negative impacts of Université...