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Friday, March 5, 2021

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Imminent Fear—school closings & testing in Park Ex

Many parents worry as Premiere Legault announces possible school closings for the winter & Park Ex residents fear getting tested out of fear of losing income Despite having an early resolve not to close schools once again as was done...

The Comité d’Action de Parc-Extension’s call for more Social Housing

Amy Darwish and her troupe gathered at two locations, presenting actions in hopes for a change and a dedication by the municipal and provincial government in favor of providing more social housing for one and all Part of a week...

SSHQ Pre-Holiday Charity Bazaar

For those in Park-Extension who are interested:

A community member’s stand for what’s right

Tenant, Abdul Waheed, doesn’t take ‘No’ for an answer … going to any member of the press & government that will listen, and even fighting off lucrative offers for personal gain for the good of his community Things have taken...

Real-estate soars in Park Ex despite second wave of pandemic

Montreal’s resale market astonishingly shows no signs of slowing in October, despite the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic All over the city of Montreal, real estate is in great condition despite early worries that earlier success during the pandemic...

Library re-opened in Park Ex

Park Extension library was re-opened on Tuesday, November 10, starting at 10AM to allow citizens to borrow books The Covid-19 pandemic has made many things hard. Of course that’s a terrible understatement, but I’m going somewhere here, friends, so please...

Renovictions in Park Ex –a continued dilemma

Is there an end in sight for this issue …? I’ve looked into it further and have had conversations with other members of government as well in order to get much-needed insight on an issue that seems to be...

Noor-E-Madina Masjid vandalized

In what is being considered a string of acts of vandalism in recent weeks, a respected Park-Extension Mosque is vandalized. It was in the wee hours—specifically 3:10AM—during the past weekend that Noor-E-Madina Masjid on Jean Talon Street was vandalized. A...

Two fires and a standoff in Park Ex … and all in the same week

The neighborhood was shaken this past week in one occurrence after another, but the community did what it does best in the face of disaster and adversity. As far as strange and terrible circumstances go, Park Extension certainly had it...

Business owners facing extension to restrictions

Taking a look at how 3 business types in and around Park Ex are dealing with the red alert and the restrictions set upon them. Premiere Legault announced a four week extension at a press conference this week and business...