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Editorial/Opinion – A cancelled Holiday season

Early on, it was announced that Premiere Legault would allow the province to be open to celebrations of up to ten people over a four day period (the 24th – the 27th), and although that decision pleased many, it infuriated...

Pact de Rue—there for a community in need

Maxime Bonneau, Jess Albayrak, Alexandra Thibault and their team of street workers at Pact de Rue are dedicated to helping the young in many neighborhoods in Montréal … and in Park Extension, Jess Albayrak keeps a close eye on...

School drop-out rates on the rise in Park Ex & all over the city

Drop-outs are actually becoming a bit more common and yeah … in these modern times—a trend of the past making a return, much like pandemics, essentially an obvious pandemic all its own And it is at a time when our...

Editorial/Opinion – What a Democratic win in the US means for Canada

Now that Joe Biden has won the American election, what does this mean for Canada and for relations between the two nations? I read The Art of the Deal by Donald Trump back in 2004. Believe it or not, at the time...

Cyber attack against CIUSSS West Central Montreal IT system

The CIUSSS West Central Montreal’s IT system was hacked—as was the STM’s—a deeper look at what happened and responses by both to the media The CIUSSS du Center-Ouest-de-Île-de-Montréal has been the victim of a hacker attack. Healthcare facility has seen...

OPINION- Zombie Nation

Editorial/Opinion - As pharmaceutical companies move onto human testing for a resolution to Covid-19, many worry about the effects of these drugs and/or vaccines in the long run. I can still remember getting vaccinated in grade school. I remember my...

The fate of an Historic building in Modern Times

The Canadian Pacific Train Station—a look at its history and how it stands today It is perhaps in the buildings that tower around us that we can see the most in terms of history and where we’ve been as a...

‘Renovictions’—two sides to every story

As dissension erupts among the borough council concerning ‘renovictions’ - we present to you the ins and outs of the discussion … and on both sides of the spectrum, and all before the council is to reconvene with another...

The United Nations—friend or foe?

The United Nations turns 75 this month and although the world is celebrating their longevity, there are those that have outlined their blatant and epic failures over the years since their inception It was in 1945 that the United Nations...

As Covid-19 cases rise, new rules are set in place in week 2 of red alert

Just a week after the new rules were set in place to stop the spread of Covid-19, as well as the red alert status getting underway, the Quebec Government has added a whole new set of rules and closings...