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...
Maria Arcudi Simon, who turned 100 last week, likes to enjoy a glass (or two) of wine now and then to lift her mood and take the edge off her arthritis pain. Photo: Martin C. Barry
Martin C. Barry Officials from three levels of government were among the dignitaries who turned out on Sept. 20 for the official opening of the new Science Complex at the University...
The VSP borough council holds meetings on the second floor at 405 Ogilvy Ave. in Park Extension. Martin C. Barry Delivering her monthly report on new developments in the borough, Villeray/St-Michel/Parc...
Members of the Comité d’action de Parc Extension (CAPE) held a quiet protest outside last week’s demolition committee meeting. Martin C. Barry Over the objections of a group of people...