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Sunday, June 20, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

Vaccines north and south

Newest pop-up clinic serves northern end of Park Ex Another pop-up vaccination clinic was opened at the Howie-Morenz Arena over the weekend, allowing people to get a dose without an appointment. This was one of several such pop-up clinics in...

Montreal a yellow zone as of Monday

The entire province will shift to yellow or green zones next week The provincial government updated Quebecers on further relaxation to COVID-19 measures at a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon. As of Monday, Jun. 14 all regions of Quebec...

Montreal in orange zone as of next Monday

Provincial government announces further relaxation to measures as cases plummet The provincial government updated Quebecers on further relaxation to COVID-19 measures at a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon. As of Monday, Jun. 7 all regions of Quebec will turn...

Bridging the vaccine gap

Mobile vaccination clinic held at local Hindu temple over the weekend Another mobile vaccination clinic was held over the weekend at Shree Ramji Hindu Temple, in an effort to increase immunization rates in Park Extension. The clinic was open Friday...

Québec’s grand reopening

“Today we see that there is hope,”

India’s COVID crisis is also being felt in Canada

How one Park Extension resident is living it half a world away For most people during the pandemic, physical proximity with family has taken a toll. But for others, that separation has been made even worse due to the sheer...

Eid ul-Fitr In The Time of COVID-19

Muslim community set to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr under lockdown for a second year. Eid ul-Fitr, one of the most significant religious occasions in Islamic tradition is right around the corner and many Parc-Extension residents are about to celebrate under lockdown...

Government-sanctioned “COVID hotels” continue to receive mixed reactions

Worth the Money? The COVID-19 mandatory hotel stopover program, in place since February, is still receiving mixed reactions from travellers obliged by the federal government to stay in them.The law mandates that all travellers arriving in Canada must book a...

Astra-Zeneca-Oxford now available to ages 45 and up

Government announces new age group for vaccines The government announced on Tuesday that people aged 45 to 79 would now be eligible to get the Astra-Zeneca-Oxford vaccine.As of Wednesday, eligible people in this age category will be able to book...

Legault gives COVID-19 update

The situation in Montreal remains stable but worrying The provincial government updated Quebecers about the current COVID-19 situation in the province, at their weekly press conference on Tuesday.Premier François Legault was stern with Quebecers underling that the situation remained worrying....