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Gun violence in the heart of Parc-Extension

Neighbourhood hit by another spat of gun violence Parc-Extension was host to another occurrence of gun violence over the weekend when shots were fired into the window of a local business on the corner of Champagneur Ave. and Jean-Talon Street.  Police...

Parc-Ex with less traffic?

Traffic mitigation strategies soon to be released When stuck on Jean-Talon in bumper-to-bumper congestion on a busy Friday afternoon, you quickly realize that Parc-Extension has a traffic problem. Crisscrossed by major arteries with several chokepoints, the neighbourhood experiences many of the...

“Not one more”

A Park Ex resident, Kaur was the 14th woman to die at the hands of her partner this year in Québec. People were protesting against what they called an “epidemic of violence,” and asked that the government do more to address the issue.

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...