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LOCAL NEWS

Staggering increase in car thefts in Montreal

The number of stolen vehicles has increased markedly in Montreal a situation that affects our borough of Parc-Extension as well. A 61.8% jump in...

In the universe of two painters at the Maison de la culture Claude-Léveillée

The abstract works of Haitian artists Clovis-Alexandre Desvarieux and Carl-Philippe Simonise are being presented as of January 20 at the Maison de la culture...

A new reserved lane on Jarry

As of Monday January 22nd, a new reserved lane will be available on rue Jarry, between boulevard de l'Acadie and boulevard Pie-IX. As of January...

The ecological transition at the heart of the revision of urban planning regulations at VSP

Since the fall of 2022, the Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension borough has embarked on a major shift with the revision of its urban planning regulations so that...

Irritant gas in Parc metro

The SPVM is investigating In many incidents that disrupted section of the orange and blue lines in the metro, Montreal police went on alert on...

Armed violence brings in the New Year in Montreal

4 episodes of armed violence in Montreal Since the beginning of 2023, Montreal has already identified four events involving firearms on its territory including Saint...

A YEAR IN REVIEW 2022

February 2022 Park-ex holds vigil in memory of Quebec Mosque shooting In other news: anti-reconciliation bracelets, lifting of restrictions and city hall brouhaha Over 100 residents gathered...

VSP Volunteer Recognition Award

Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension partner organizations are invited to submit online applications for exemplary and committed individuals in their community. The borough has established these Recognition Awards in...

Trilingualism on the rise

Park-Extension residents have long been multilingual and according to the most recent data from the 2021 census from Statistics Canada, 23.7% of the population...

The ecological transition at the heart of the revision of urban planning regulations at VSP

Since the fall of 2022, the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension has begun a significant shift with the revision of its urban planning regulations so that...

Snow removal in Park Extension

Now that the first major snowstorm rolled in Park Extension the Borough is assuring residents that it makes every effort to provide them with...

Our borough’s local travel plan

Following a major citizen participation process spread over several years, the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension has drafted in 2018 its first Local Travel Plan, which...

Commercial arteries in Parc-Extension and VSP

Local businesses are very close to you. Right in your neighborhood, you can get your hands on great finds, order a take-out dinner or...

Aeolian energy on the forefront

Energy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon shelved Hydro-Quebec's planned call for tenders for 2,300 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy and demanded a new call for tenders...

A safe holiday season – A fire is not a gift.

The holiday season is upon us and many Park-Extension residents will be celebrating some times using candles, lights and fireplaces which add that special...

Parc-Extension News 30-31

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published December 23rd, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Parc-Extension News 30-30

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published December 9th, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Worlds of Ice at the Planetarium

An exciting new film for Park-Extension citizens young and old promises to inform, entertain and raise awareness about…ice. Espace pour la vie is presenting Worlds...

The new variants of COVID invite themselves for the holidays

As residents of Park-Extension ready themselves for the holiday season, health authorities remind us that partially overshadowed by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza,...

Non-residential buildings: new volumetric water pricing

As of January 1, 2023, Montréal is implementing new water pricing for buildings which are partly or wholly intended for non-residential affecting a lot...

Monarchists feel excluded

It is an oath that all new Canadians have to take. In Park-Extension home of many newcomers it is known all too well. At...

Initawà: a group exhibition by First Nations artists at the Parc-Extension distribution room

The Parc-Extension distribution room will present, starting December 7, the group exhibition Initawà : Kwató:ken tsi ní:ioht tsi ahshe'nikonhraièn:ta'ne, curated by Lori Beavis with...

Improving access to justice for Canadians through judicial training on intimate partner and family violence in the family justice system

Family violence and intimate partner violence (IPV) are serious public health issues and can have immediate and long-term consequences for victims and their families,...

Evictions and repossessions

The coming weeks can be a stressful or relief period of the new year as many tenants in Park Extension will receive an eviction...

Employment rates continues to surprise in Quebec

The job market is showing signs of slowing in Canada, but not in Quebec, where more jobs have been created than in the rest...
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A new reserved lane on Jarry

As of Monday January 22nd, a new reserved lane will be available on rue Jarry, between boulevard de l'Acadie and boulevard Pie-IX. As of January 23, buses, taxis and bicycles will be able to travel in a new lane reserved for them on rue Jarry, in the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension. This...

INTERVIEWS

Park Ex through the viewfinder

Local photographer puts neighbourhood front and centre in his work In one photo, a line of damp clothes runs through the leafy canopy of a green, back alley, crisscrossed by the dark shadows of electricity lines. In another, an elderly man collects cans and bottles in the bins that line...

How to handle a rent increase

Éducaloi and CAPE host second renters workshop Many renters in Park Extension have either already or will soon be receiving a notice that their rent will soon go up. With most leases renewing on Jul. 1, owners often take this opportunity to increase rent prices in their units. While many questions...