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MNA Fontecilla speaks at protest for asylum seekers’ rights

Frontline workers excluded from provincial training program Avleen K Mokha Andrés Fontecilla, the legislative assembly member for Laurier-Dorion, participated Saturday, June 6, at a rally to demand that migrant workers...

Borough councillors discuss police brutality, duplex conversion

Avleen K Mokha Borough councillors of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension (VSP) met June 1 for their monthly session. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, elected officials having been meeting through teleconference. During...

Free COVID-19 testing at Parc metro this weekend

Avleen K Mokha The health and social services, CIUSSS West Central, have converted city buses into clinics to test for coronavirus in high-priority regions. The bus clinic is...

Province to allow indoor gatherings of up to 10 people from June 22

Avleen K Mokha This Monday, June 8, Quebec officials gave the green light to allow indoor gatherings. Up of ten people from three different households can meet in private residences, as long as they...

Man hospitalized for gunshot wound after altercation escalates in Jarry Park

Avleen K Mokha MONTREAL - According to city police, a man was shot around 10:15 p.m. Sunday night after an argument escalated in Jarry Park. The victim, who is in...

Swimming pools to reopen June 20 as borough resumes some services

Avleen K Mokha The Villeray—Saint−Michel—Parc−Extension (VSP) borough is lifting restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 emergency. Playgrounds, tennis courts, and community gardens have opened. Swimming pools will reopen on June 20.

UdM campus threatens housing and community in Park Extension, report says

Avleen K Mokha A report released Wednesday, June 3, considers the negative impacts of Université de Montréal's MIL campus on Park Extension. This report, published by Park Extension...

COVID-19 clinic at Barclay school tests 326 residents over weekend

Avleen K Mokha Health and social services (CIUSSS West-Central) set up a mobile clinic from Friday, May 29, to Sunday, May 31, to screen Park Extension residents for the coronavirus illness known as...

Youth Organization tackles food insecurity, access to toys

This story was published in print for the May 29 issue of Parc-Extension News. Some information may have changed. By Avleen K Mokha The coronavirus emergency has profoundly...

Residents get COVID-19 testing in bus clinic

This story was published in print for the May 29 issue of Parc-Extension News. Some information may not be current. Avleen K Mokha Under public...