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Armed violence brings in the New Year in Montreal

4 episodes of armed violence in Montreal Since the beginning of 2023, Montreal has already identified four events involving firearms on its territory including Saint Michel, a borough neighboring Park Extension. Many citizens are worried. In the past year, neighborhoods east...

Commercial arteries in Parc-Extension and VSP

Local businesses are very close to you. Right in your neighborhood, you can get your hands on great finds, order a take-out dinner or treat yourself to a makeover. VSP has a large number of diversified and welcoming businesses a...

Initawà: a group exhibition by First Nations artists at the Parc-Extension distribution room

The Parc-Extension distribution room will present, starting December 7, the group exhibition Initawà : Kwató:ken tsi ní:ioht tsi ahshe'nikonhraièn:ta'ne, curated by Lori Beavis with works by artists Hannah Claus, Eruoma Awashish, Jobena Petonoquot and Kaia'tanó:ron Dumoulin Bush. “We are proud...

The City of Montreal is taking action to build new affordable housing Parc-Extension

The Executive Committee of the City of Montreal adopted a resolution recommending that the municipal council approve a draft deed by which the city will acquire the building located at 690-700 rue Jarry Ouest, in the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension,...

Immigration in the Service of Canadian Economy

The Canadian economy has experienced one of the fastest recoveries from COVID-19 among advanced economies, but now faces critical labor market shortages that are causing uncertainty for Canadian businesses and workers. Of particular interest to our borough of Park-Extension...

Dickie-Moore Park: Park Extension’s new jewel

It has been quite some time on the making. A new park desperately needed in Park Extension. In our previous conversations with the borough councillor Mary Deros, she had mentioned how excited she was for the completion of this...

Park Extension celebrates diversity

True to the composition of its population Park Extension celebrated and preserved its ethnic diversity. Centennial mural The massive 121 square meter mural painted in acrylic latex in Parc Saint-Roch needed restoration. The Park-Extension centennial celebration mural was painted in 2010...

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....

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 on August 31, 2022. This plan includes a series of measures whose objective is to increase...

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 long time residents of Parc Ext tired of seeing garbage 24/7 on in their streets...