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LOCAL NEWS

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...

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...

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...

The SPVM makes public the reports of sociologist Frédéric Boisrond

More than two years ago, the Metropolitan Montreal Police Department (SPVM) began a culture change process in which it committed to implement winning practices...

The SPVM in search of other potential children victims

Cyberpredator arrested Antoine Absi, arrested on October 20 on eight counts against minors, could have had other victims, according to the Service police of the...

The City of Montreal is taking action to build new affordable housing Parc-Extension

The Executive Committee of the City of Montreal adopted a resolution recommending that the municipal council approve a draft deed by which the city...

Pay equity: the gap between men and women is narrowing in Quebec

The pay gap between women and men continues to shrink, although it is still present 26 years after the adoption of the Pay Equity...

Making Home Heating More Affordable for Canadians While Fighting Climate Change 

As winter made his grand entrance the past week in Montreal, Park-Extension residents are turning on the heat. The world energy crisis has affected...
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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 Michel, a borough neighboring Park Extension. Many citizens are worried. In the past year, neighborhoods east of Montreal have been the scene of regular shootings. The...

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...