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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

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...

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...

Vaccines on wheels

VacciVan takes to streets and parks of Park Extension Montreal parks usually garner ideas of days out with the family or playing sports with friends, but rarely that of vaccinations. Health authorities changed that this week by approaching their vaccination...

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...