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Green future for Jarry Park

City of Montreal unveils plan to update one of Park Extension’s favourite parks Jarry Park, one of the largest green spaces in Montreal’s northeast, brings to mind many different things to city dwellers. Relaxation, family, youth and an oasis in...

Borough Council Meeting

An update on what happened The city held its regularly scheduled monthly borough council meeting on Tuesday evening, where city officials and politicians met virtually to answer questions from citizens and vote on borough initiatives.A number of these initiatives were...

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...

Astra-Zeneca-Oxford now available to ages 45 and up

Government announces new age group for vaccines The government announced on Tuesday that people aged 45 to 79 would now be eligible to get the Astra-Zeneca-Oxford vaccine.As of Wednesday, eligible people in this age category will be able to book...

THAT’S WHAT I’M THINKING by Robert Vairo

First Generation Vaccines. Only the Beginning. It’s a full-on race between vaccines and Covid virus variants. Every wave of this virus is worse than the previous. We are into the third with some provinces registering more infections in a day...

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...

Ogilvy/de Castelnau overpass to move forward

Borough council announces construction timeline for a pedestrian overpass City officials met for their monthly borough council meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 9 to adopt several motions, answer resident’s questions and update citizens on initiatives in Villeray, Saint-Michel and Parc-Extension.Present were...

Vaccines are ‘weapons of mass reduction’

Québec pharmacies are set to participate in mass vaccination campaign The provincial government updated Quebecers on the vaccination campaign on Tuesday, outlining their plan to use pharmacies as vaccination centers. Quebecers will therefore be able to get their COVID-19 shot...

More Evictions in Parc-Extensions

Local family could be evicted for an administrative mistake A family of 5 may soon be evicted from their apartment on Beaumont Avenue because of a filing error with the Tribunal administratif du logement (TAL), Québec’s provincial housing authority.“I forgot...

Myanmar coup felt in Canada

Burmese-Canadians want their government to respond in helping democracy in Myanmar By: Matias Brunet-Kirk Large-scale protests have swept across Myanmar since the democratically elected government of Nobel Peace Laureate and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and her party the National...