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Montreal will hold a summit on construction sites in 2023

It is a recurring favourite topic of conversation and outrage among Park-Exers suffering from construction work when the weather improves. A borough like Park-Extension...

Montreal asks the Government of Canada to reign in Canada Post

Publisacs should be optional insists the city. They are omnipresent in Park-Extension as well as in all the other boroughs of Montreal. The famous ,...

Legislation to create a new Canada Disability Benefit begins second reading in the House of Commons

One in four working-age persons with disabilities lives below the poverty line in Canada. For an aging, underpiviledged Park-extension this is a problem that...

Inflation rate was 7% in August according to Statistics Canada

As the average Park-extension household struggled with a general increase in prices after the onset of the war in Ukraine, citizens of our borough...

Park-Ex cracks down on owners with accumulating garbage

“We are actively patrolling and ticketing owners who do not respect the regulations” says Mary Deros The subject has dominated the news for quite a...

Watch out for school supplies!

As school restarts in Park-Ex, shopping for school supplies is a thrill for all young Park-exers. However, pencils, pens, highlighters, tubes of glue may...

Traffic calming plan in Parc-Extension now finalized

Following the consultation citizen initiative carried out last spring, the Borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension presented the final version of the traffic calming plan in Parc-Extension...

Parc-Extension News 30-24

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

An unique massive mural dazzles Park-Extension

It used to be a bare wall on the side of the former Montreal Pita building. Over time it became an unsightly canvas of...

No more virtual school for students vulnerable to COVID-19

For a slew of vulnerable students in Par-Ex this is heavy news. The Ministry of Education is ending the virtual education that had been...

A new alliance against garbage and indifference in Park-Ex

For the longest time Park-Ex City counselor Mary Deros had been fighting the garbage battle in Park-Ex alone. Not anymore.   A group of concerned...

Parc-Extension News 30-23

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published August 26th, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Parc-Extension News 30-22

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published August 12th, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Montreal will crack down harder on illegally parked vehicles

In addition to issuing a statement of offense to motorists parked on bike paths, officers from the Sustainable Mobility Agency will be able to...

Revenue Canada: $1.4 billion in uncashed checks

A total of $1.4 billion in uncashed checks are currently sitting in the coffers of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). For many Par-Exers, especially senior...

Fewer new family physicians in Montreal

For Park-extension’s aging population but also for its young families coming to settle in the borough, it is indeed bad news. In 2023, and...

Parc-Extension News 30-21

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published July 15th, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Parc-Extension News 30-20

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published July 1st, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Parc-Extension News 30-19

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published June 17th, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

No to Bill 96 in Park Extension

Parents and teachers say the new language bill will have a chilling effect on Park Ex schools Park Extension has long been known as a landing ground for immigrants....

‘Our neighbours are artists’

New community art project shines a light on local artists with multimedia projections Whether it’s ornately painted murals covering the sides of buildings or small,...

Stabbing in Park Ex leaves man injured

A series of violent incidents have some Montrealers concerned over public safety A 41-year-old man was violently stabbed in a local cafe on Jean-Talon last...

Parc-Extension News 30-18

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published June 3rd, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

Parc-Extension News 30-17

The current issue of the Parc-Extension News published May 20th, 2022.Covering Parc-Extension’s local news, politics, sports and other newsworthy events

May Borough Council Meeting:  

Council returns in person to discuss borough cleanliness and traffic measures The borough held its regularly scheduled monthly borough council meeting last Tuesday evening, where...
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Park-Ex cracks down on owners with accumulating garbage

“We are actively patrolling and ticketing owners who do not respect the regulations” says Mary Deros The subject has dominated the news for quite a few months now. Garbage left in private properties that accumulated and festered in the heat. A local group of concerned citizens joined with city counselor...

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...