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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

COVID-19

Restrictions tightened, again

The provincial government has announced stricter measures two weeks after relaxing them. Premier François Legault announced stricter health measures across the province as cases continue to rise throughout Québec.As of Thursday, gyms have been ordered to close and places of worship have been imposed limits of 25 people - down...

Vaccination center reopened after community outcry

Only vaccine clinic in Parc-Extension reopens amid fear of third-wave The only mass-vaccination clinic located in Parc-Extension reopened to the public on Tuesday, after the health authority attracted condemnation over its decision to move it to another location.All residents over the age of 60 can now book an appointment to...

INTERVIEWS

THAT’S WHAT I’M THINKING by Robert Vairo

First Generation Vaccines. Only the Beginning. It’s a full-on race between vaccines and Covid virus variants. Every wave of this virus is worse than the previous. We are into the third with some provinces registering more infections in a day than ever before. Isn’t it mind boggling that we can...

Borough Celebrates Black History Month

Nine residents awarded for their outstanding service to the community. The borough highlighted the outstanding community service of black residents at a ceremony last Wednesday. This was part of a series of events hosted by the city celebrating black history month.Hosted by Councilor Mary Deros of Parc-Extension and Councilor Josué...

LOCAL NEWS

EMSB hires Nicholas Katalifos as its new Director General

Veteran educator becomes school board’s chief administrative officercare, will delay balancing budget The Council of Commissioners of the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) has announced the appointment of Nicholas Katalifos as its Director General effective...

Capital campaign launched for Giant Steps Autism Centre

Foundation hopes to raise $24 million for innovative $50.7 million project The Giant Steps Foundation has launched a $24 million fundraising campaign to build the future Giant Steps Autism Centre in eastern Montreal, with the...

Vaccination clinic moved

Parc-Extensions only vaccination clinic moved to Outremont A mass-vaccination center set to open in Parc-Extension was unexpectedly moved to a location in neighbouring Outremont on Mar. 19, worrying many about the effect it will have...

Protest in Parc-Ex

Anti-police-brutality protesters march through Parc-Extension Approximately 150 demonstrators took to the streets in Parc-Extension on Monday night to protest against police brutality and to call for the abolishment of police forces. The group was met...

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Local community group distributes food toin-need residents

Local community group International Cultural Integration Organization distributed food to many in-need Parc-Extension residents last Friday, at Parc Metro station.Five volunteers with the organizations helped distribute portions of biryani, a South Asian mixed rice dish, to residents in need of food.Over 200 pre-prepared dishes were given out for free...

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NEWS

EMSB hires Nicholas Katalifos as its new Director General

Veteran educator becomes school board’s chief administrative officercare, will delay balancing budget The Council of Commissioners of the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) has announced...

Capital campaign launched for Giant Steps Autism Centre

Foundation hopes to raise $24 million for innovative $50.7 million project The Giant Steps Foundation has launched a $24 million fundraising campaign to build the...

Vaccination clinic moved

Parc-Extensions only vaccination clinic moved to Outremont A mass-vaccination center set to open in Parc-Extension was unexpectedly moved to a location in neighbouring Outremont on...

Protest in Parc-Ex

Anti-police-brutality protesters march through Parc-Extension Approximately 150 demonstrators took to the streets in Parc-Extension on Monday night to protest against police brutality and to call...

Lifeguards strike for better pay

Employees of Saint-Roch pool strike for a higher salary and better working conditions At the eastern end of Ball street on a cold Saturday, lifeguards...

Ogilvy/de Castelnau overpass to move forward

Borough council announces construction timeline for a pedestrian overpass City officials met for their monthly borough council meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 9 to adopt several...

More Evictions in Parc-Extensions

Local family could be evicted for an administrative mistake A family of 5 may soon be evicted from their apartment on Beaumont Avenue because of...

Local Study on Parc-Ex Needs Released

Results of new survey demonstrates the need for coordination in social services By: Matias Brunet-Kirk The Supporting Parc-Extension Residents Project (SPER) released the findings of its...

Local organization continues to providefor those in need

The Supporting Parc-Extension Residents Project has continued to serve the community by providing food, services and events to Parc-Ex residents most in need.Funded by...