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COVID-19

Omicron variant

Hours extended at Parc-Extension testing clinic Amid growing worries over the increasing scope and reach of the COVID-19 and its Omicron variant, health authorities across the island of Montreal have started adapting both testing and vaccination measures to respond to a surge in cases. The COVID-19 Testing Clinic at Parc-Extension CLSC...

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...

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

2021 Year in Review: August

“Not one more” “Not one more” was one of the many slogans chanted in front of Parc Metro station on Jul. 30, when demonstrators gathered to commemorate femicide victim Rajinder Prabhneed Kaur and demand the...

2021 Year in Review: July

Canada Day in a pandemic Like every year in Canada, the month of July starts with the country’s national holiday on Jul. 1. Canada Day is most often celebrated with family and friends getting together...

2021 Year in Review: June

Many restrictions end With the curfew now lifted and restaurants, cinemas and bars finally allowed to reopen, many Montrealers saw the month of June as the first month of a return to normal. With warm...

2021 Year in Review: May

Eid ul-Fitr during lockdown  As the month of May began, the surge of COVID-19 cases of April had now stabilized and many across the province began to feel truly hopeful for a near-normal summer. While...

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FEATURED

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

2021 Year in Review: August

“Not one more” “Not one more” was one of the many slogans chanted in front of Parc Metro station on Jul. 30, when demonstrators gathered...

2021 Year in Review: July

Canada Day in a pandemic Like every year in Canada, the month of July starts with the country’s national holiday on Jul. 1. Canada Day...

2021 Year in Review: June

Many restrictions end With the curfew now lifted and restaurants, cinemas and bars finally allowed to reopen, many Montrealers saw the month of June as...

2021 Year in Review: May

Eid ul-Fitr during lockdown  As the month of May began, the surge of COVID-19 cases of April had now stabilized and many across the province...

2021 Year in Review: April

Essential workers demand permanent status With trees budding, longer days and temperatures regularly above zero, April was the month the city came back to life.  On...

2021 Year in Review: March

“Weapons of mass reduction” As the weather began to warm and the streets of Park Extension reawakened from winter, the provincial vaccination campaign kicked off...

2021 Year in Review: February

Continued restrictions As January turned into February, many realized that the strict health measures imposed at the start of the year were here to stay....

2021 Year in Review: January

A year once again dominated by COVID also gave room to many other important stories As quickly as 2020 came and went, so did 2021....

La connaissance, c’est le pouvoir

Le CAPE fait équipe avec Éducaloi pour offrir un atelier sur les droits des locataires Éducaloi et l'organisme de défense du logement, le Comité d'action...