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The SPVM makes public the reports of sociologist Frédéric Boisrond

More than two years ago, the Metropolitan Montreal Police Department (SPVM) began a culture change process in which it committed to implement winning practices to ensure inclusive and equitable service that meets citizens' expectations and the trust they place...

Making Home Heating More Affordable for Canadians While Fighting Climate Change 

As winter made his grand entrance the past week in Montreal, Park-Extension residents are turning on the heat. The world energy crisis has affected all and the Canadian government wants to help homeowners switch from expensive home heating oil...

The SPVM is testing bulletproof vests to counter the large calibers

The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal is testing three new models of bulletproof vests to deal with the larger calibers now used by criminals. Violent criminals are using ever more deadly force lately. Just a few days ago...

Daylight savings time ended: Have you checked your smoke alarms?

Park-exers reminded to check their batteries The time change took place on the night of November 5 to 6. For the households of our readers in Park Extension Park the Montreal Fire Department (SIM), in order to raise public awareness...

Credit card debt at record high

As the post pandemic inflation crisis continues, every aspect of daily life in Park-Extension has been affected. Many Park-Ex families resort to credit card which follows a bigger Canadian trend.The Equifax Canada consumer survey released Tuesday November 1st 2022...

Majority of Canadians believe taxes are too high

It is an eternal concern of any society for 5 millennia. Taxes! For Park-Extension residents it is also a concern especially in view of an exploding worldwide inflation new epidemic. Park-exers join over 72% of Canadians who believe that...

The challenges of the Legault government

Re-elected at the head of a majority government, here are the priorities which the head of the CAQ will have to tackle. To "do more and do better", as the leader of the Coalition avenir Québec has pledged, the...

Legislation to create a new Canada Disability Benefit begins second reading in the House of Commons

One in four working-age persons with disabilities lives below the poverty line in Canada. For an aging, underpiviledged Park-extension this is a problem that rears its head all too often.  Working-age persons with disabilities in Canada are twice as...

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...