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Gradual progress in Park-Extension vaccination campaign

Park-Extension’s mobile vaccination clinics have seen a rise in vaccinations following last week’s opening of appointment-free services. Four hundred sixty-four vaccine doses were administered at three different mobile vaccination clinics in Park-Extension last week. At the Assuna Annabawiyah Mosque,...

A new proposition to fight the housing crisis

Québec Solidaire suggest new tax aimed at speculative home buyers MNA for Laurier-Dorion Andrés Fontecilla announced last Friday that he and his party Québec Solidaire would be tabling a motion to address the rising prices of rent in Montreal and...

Greek community set to celebrate their second Easter during the pandemic

Parc-Extension’s Greek community will be once again celebrating Orthodox Easter under COVID-19 restrictions for the second year in a row.Celebrated over the weekend, the government has yet to announce any changes to the limits of people allowed in places...

Budget 2021

Canada deficit at $354.2 billion Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s first federal budget projects deep deficits for years to come as it promises to support people through the pandemic crisis and make Canada’s economy greener and more welcoming to women.The first...

More demand for police hate crimes squad

Motion to create a special police unit to address growing hate crimes to be reintroduced. A growing number of Montrealers are asking the municipal government to put in place a hate crimes unit to address a growing number of attacks...

Local community group distributes food toin-need residents

Local community group International Cultural Integration Organization distributed food to many in-need Parc-Extension residents last Friday, at Parc Metro station.Five volunteers with the organizations helped distribute portions of biryani, a South Asian mixed rice dish, to residents in need...

Quebec Budget outlines pandemic needs

Money into health care, will delay balancing budget ‘We first have to beat the pandemic,’ finance minister says in projecting $12.3B deficitJonathan Montpetit · CBC News · Posted: Mar 25, 2021 4:06 PM ET | Last Updated: March 25Premier François...

Covid-19 Vaccine. What about the children?

It seems that the entire planet is getting vaccinated! The 6 main vaccines approved for use (4 in the western world and 1 in China and 1 in Russia) are being pumped out and jabbed into arms at breakneck...

City funding to combat gun violence

City pledges $1.4M to fight gun violence in city’s North-East Mayor Valérie Plante pledged to invest $1.4 million towards community organizations to fight a rise in violent, gun-related crime in Montreal’s North-East.Mayor Valérie Plante announced the measure on Mar. 10...

Rockland Center bustling but safe

COVID-19 measures respected at one of Montreal’s most popular malls Saturday marked the tail-end of 2021’s Spring Break, and for many people and families, a return to work, school and a day-to-day routine. Many decided to spend that day with...