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Local Study on Parc-Ex Needs Released

Results of new survey demonstrates the need for coordination in social services By: Matias Brunet-Kirk The Supporting Parc-Extension Residents Project (SPER) released the findings of its Needs Assessment survey last Friday, in hopes of assessing “the ability of parents and communities...

Local organization continues to providefor those in need

The Supporting Parc-Extension Residents Project has continued to serve the community by providing food, services and events to Parc-Ex residents most in need.Funded by the Sarker Hope Foundation, The Red Cross and the Government of Canada, the organization was...

Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s wants CAQ government to ease taxes for small medium businesses

Leading towards the tabling of the next provincial probably budget in March by the CAQ government, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s Quebec lobby is asking the government to go easy on taxes paid by small and medium-size businesses,...

Police lock downed Park-Extension for attack on officer

(PXN-NEWSFIRST) In an unexpected turn of events, Park-Ex resident Mamadi III Fara Camara, the man who was suspected of disarming and hitting a police officer last week was released from all charges at the Montreal courthouse.Wednesday afternoon at the...

Premier Francois Legault: Businesses re-open Feb. 8 but keep curfew in place

(NEWSFIRST) Last Tuesday, all Quebec was impatient to hear Premier Legault the next step of measures.Already media outlets were hinting that stores will reopen Monday February 8th.As expected at 5PM Premier Legault accompanied by Quebec Public Health Director Horacio...

CAPE holds another demonstration in Park Ex … with a little help from their friends

The Comité d’action de Parc-Extension were at what they do best in front of Parc Metro on Hutchison this past Saturday, protesting the demolition and subsequent building of high end condos at 700 Jarry West … CAPE demanding that...

Filato shocks the borough with resignation & imminent departure from office

In a mysterious and confusing turn of events, elected official Rosannie Filato announced her departure from her position as head of public security issues and will not be running for re-election in the future with the city council …...

Andres Fontecilla honors those working to fight hunger in Park Ex

Andres Fontecilla pays tribute to volunteers who have been working “day and night” to help those in need in Park Extension in public statement this past week To say that there are a serious number of organizations in our community...

A young but already influential organization gives back to its community

They only started in May and they still don’t have a name they can use officially, but this organization has already helped a community in need, right here in Park Extension It was on the 1st of May 2020 that...

The 33rd Precinct and the old 31st to find a new home

It has been reported that the police HQ in Park Extension that closed back in June will be finding a new home and merging with another precinct set to close in the near future, putting an end to rumors...