24.4 C
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Local News

City Hall crucifix to be removed

The crucifix in Montreal’s council chambers is being taken down off the wall, for good. The announcement was made during an executive committee meeting Wednesday morning.

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...

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...

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...

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....