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COVID-19

Vaccines north and south

Newest pop-up clinic serves northern end of Park Ex Another pop-up vaccination clinic was opened at the Howie-Morenz Arena over the weekend, allowing people to get a dose without an appointment. This was one of several such pop-up clinics in Park Extension.  Although the pop-up site ran all day Friday and...

Montreal a yellow zone as of Monday

The entire province will shift to yellow or green zones next week The provincial government updated Quebecers on further relaxation to COVID-19 measures at a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon. As of Monday, Jun. 14 all regions of Quebec will turn to either yellow or green zones with the...

INTERVIEWS

Canada’s Credit Card Economy

It’s been a very upsetting past month, for several reasons. Passengers on a recent Air Canada flight from Jamaica, rows 30 to 36, may have been infected by at least one other passenger testing positive for Covid 19. If you Google ‘covid flights public health agency of Canada’, you’ll...

Trying to Find a “Balance” is Not Working

The role of politicians is not to upset us and make us angry because after all, they have to be re-elected every four years, and they’ll need our ‘x’. So, they try to keep us happy with cheques during hard times, not restricting our freedom, too much, or at...

LOCAL NEWS

A not so straightforward path

Changes on Villeray causes confusion and frustration among residents Driving down Villeray between Saint-Denis and Saint-Laurent used to be a fairly simple, read straightforward task. It was one straight stretch along the street, running West...

Hundreds call for action against renovictions

Demonstrators take to the streets two weeks before moving day Only two weeks away from the provinces moving day on Jul. 1, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to protest against the growing number...

Borough Council Meeting:

An update on what happened  The borough held its regularly scheduled monthly borough council meeting last Tuesday evening, where city officials and politicians meet virtually to answer questions from citizens and vote on borough initiatives. Being...

Green future for Jarry Park

City of Montreal unveils plan to update one of Park Extension’s favourite parks Jarry Park, one of the largest green spaces in Montreal’s northeast, brings to mind many different things to city dwellers. Relaxation, family,...

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Moving day during a housing crisis

Québec Solidaire presents emergency plan one month before Jul 1. Andrés Fontecilla, the Québec Solidaire MNA for Laurier-Dorion, tabled a motion at the national assembly last Tuesday which would act as an emergency response to an increasingly severe housing crisis. It comes one month away from moving day on July...

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NEWS

A not so straightforward path

Changes on Villeray causes confusion and frustration among residents Driving down Villeray between Saint-Denis and Saint-Laurent used to be a fairly simple, read straightforward task....

Hundreds call for action against renovictions

Demonstrators take to the streets two weeks before moving day Only two weeks away from the provinces moving day on Jul. 1, hundreds of demonstrators...

Borough Council Meeting:

An update on what happened  The borough held its regularly scheduled monthly borough council meeting last Tuesday evening, where city officials and politicians meet virtually...

Green future for Jarry Park

City of Montreal unveils plan to update one of Park Extension’s favourite parks Jarry Park, one of the largest green spaces in Montreal’s northeast, brings...

Fun on two wheels

Sun Youth distributes bicycles to exceptional local kids On the first pleasantly warm weekend of the year, families gathered under bright yellow flags in Jarry...

How Park Extension could be made more beautiful

A small minority give the neighbourhood a bad rap over garbage On a warm Victoria Day holiday Monday, many Park Extension residents took advantage of...

A fence goes up… again

Ogilvy and De Castelnau passageway once again blocked, causing frustration among residents. A fence was yet again erected at the passageway between Ogilvy and DeCastelnau...

Protesters fill the streets of Villeray

Hundreds of demonstrators demand permanent residency for all immigrants Hundreds of people took to the streets of Villeray on Sunday to demand that the government...

Local teacher recognized for outstanding service to the community

In the concrete schoolyard next to Sinclair Laird Elementary’s gym, a mix of educators, students and citizens gathered last Thursday to underline the exceptional...