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COVID-19

Rapid COVID-19 tests deployed across Parc-Extension schools

Many claim a disorganized and messy rollout The past week not only marked the first full week of school for many elementary and high school students across Parc-Ex but also the first week of the deployment of rapid COVID-19 tests in schools across the island of Montreal and Laval. This is...

Starting August 9, 2021, Ottawa announces easing of border measures for fully vaccinated travellers only!

CNW/ - The Government of Canada is prioritizing the health and safety of everyone in Canada by taking a risk-based and measured approach to re-opening our borders. Thanks to the hard work of Canadians, rising vaccination rates and declining COVID-19 cases, the Government of Canada is able to move...

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

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...

Gun violence in the heart of Parc-Extension

Neighbourhood hit by another spat of gun violence Parc-Extension was host to another occurrence of gun violence over the weekend when shots were fired into the window of a local business on the corner of...

Mayor Fumagalli launches Quartiers Montréal party

by Joe BongiornoLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter Villeray—Saint Michel—Parc-Extension Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli officially launched her new political party, Quartiers Montréal, ahead of the November municipal elections. The borough mayor made the announcement at Nicolas-Tillemont Park on...

Parc-Ex with less traffic?

Traffic mitigation strategies soon to be released When stuck on Jean-Talon in bumper-to-bumper congestion on a busy Friday afternoon, you quickly realize that Parc-Extension has a traffic problem. Crisscrossed by major arteries with several chokepoints, the...

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Park-Ex celebrates Pakistani independence

By Joe Bongiorno Park-Extension’s Pakistani community gathered at Howard Park last Saturday to celebrate Pakistan Independence Day. Leaders from various Pakistani-Canadian organizations, local politicians and candidates, as well as members of the public joined together to commemorate Pakistan’s 74th year of freedom. The event kicked off in the late afternoon with...

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NEWS

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...

Gun violence in the heart of Parc-Extension

Neighbourhood hit by another spat of gun violence Parc-Extension was host to another occurrence of gun violence over the weekend when shots were fired into...

Mayor Fumagalli launches Quartiers Montréal party

by Joe BongiornoLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter Villeray—Saint Michel—Parc-Extension Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli officially launched her new political party, Quartiers Montréal, ahead of the November municipal elections....

Parc-Ex with less traffic?

Traffic mitigation strategies soon to be released When stuck on Jean-Talon in bumper-to-bumper congestion on a busy Friday afternoon, you quickly realize that Parc-Extension has...

Park-Ex celebrates the Dormition of the Virgin Mary

Followers of the Greek Orthodox faith gathered last weekend to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary at Koimisis Tis Theotokou Church. The queue to...

“Not one more”

A Park Ex resident, Kaur was the 14th woman to die at the hands of her partner this year in Québec. People were protesting against what they called an “epidemic of violence,” and asked that the government do more to address the issue.

Conservative Party announces local candidates

New contenders unveiled for the widely-anticipated upcoming election The Conservative Party of Canada just announced its candidates in the electoral ridings of Papineau and Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel,...

Ms. Weed-no-more

A small plant behind a big problem Every year at around the same time at the end of the summer people across the country start...

Candidates announced for VSP

Ensemble Montréal unveils its team for municipal elections in the borough On a rainy Sunday morning, mayoral candidate Denis Coderre and members of his party...