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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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

Parc-Ex Curry Kitchen

Local initiative connects home cooks with hungry customers Parc-Extension is a destination for its delicious food. From South Asian, to Greek, to pan-continental African cuisines, the neighbourhood’s restaurants and eateries attract hungry customers from across the island. But a new local initiative is hoping to expand on Parc-Extensions reputation for delicious...

Greening and gentrification

How greening initiatives could also negatively affect Parc-Ex The lack of green space in Parc-Extension is becoming an increasingly important issue in the neighbourhood. The past election made it abundantly clear that the lack of green space was on the minds of many electors and political parties, both for environmental,...

LOCAL NEWS

Christmas gifts for local youth

Centre Jeunesse Unie holds online fundraiser after funding is cut  With the holiday season fast approaching, many people across the neighbourhood are beginning to prepare for family celebrations and starting their Christmas shopping for gifts...

Réunion du conseil d’arrondissement:

Première réunion d’un nouveau mandat mardi dernier L'arrondissement a tenu sa première réunion du conseil mardi soir dernier, au cours de laquelle des employés de la ville et des élus se sont réunis en personne...

Borough Council Meeting:

First meeting of new mandate held on Tuesday The borough held its regularly scheduled monthly borough council meeting last Tuesday evening, where city officials and politicians met in person to answer questions from citizens and...

Back to singing and dancing in bars

Mixed response on new measures in Parc-Extension bars Monday marked the first day bars and cafes could return to standing room capacity and dancing, that venues could host general admission events and karaoke bars could...

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From Parc-Ex to Ghana

Sarker Hope Foundation continues its mission overseas Throughout the pandemic, the Parc-Extension-based Sarker Hope Foundation has worked across the community to aid those most in need. Since March 2020, the organization has helped residents with food, vaccinations, children’s education and aid to seniors. But that has not meant that it...

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NEWS

Christmas gifts for local youth

Centre Jeunesse Unie holds online fundraiser after funding is cut  With the holiday season fast approaching, many people across the neighbourhood are beginning to prepare...

Réunion du conseil d’arrondissement:

Première réunion d’un nouveau mandat mardi dernier L'arrondissement a tenu sa première réunion du conseil mardi soir dernier, au cours de laquelle des employés de...

Borough Council Meeting:

First meeting of new mandate held on Tuesday The borough held its regularly scheduled monthly borough council meeting last Tuesday evening, where city officials and...

How to avoid food waste?

Free workshop hosted by Parc-Extension library Food waste and how to avoid it will be front and centre during a virtual workshop organized by the...

Back to singing and dancing in bars

Mixed response on new measures in Parc-Extension bars Monday marked the first day bars and cafes could return to standing room capacity and dancing, that...

Verdissement et gentrification

Comment les initiatives de verdissement peuvent nuire à ceux qu'elles tentent d'aider Le manque d'espaces verts à Parc-Extension devient un enjeu de plus en plus...

Your new mayor

Laurence Lavigne Lalonde clinches mayorship in VSP The people of Villeray—Saint-Michel—Parc-Extension went to the polls last Sunday in Montreal’s municipal election. Electors decided to vote...

Diwali: the festival of lights

Parc-Extension celebrates Diwali on a hopeful note It was fanfare and fireworks across Parc-Extension last Thursday, as the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities of Parc-Extension...

Mapping the housing crisis

CAPE releases a platform to map evictions in Parc-Extension Amid an increasingly frantic housing and rental market, many tenants in Parc-Extension are being priced out...