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Many small efforts help help incoming refugees after millions flee war zone Following Montreal’s first solidarity rally to support Ukrainians in the face of the Russian invasion, Montrealers are proactively preparing for relief efforts to help Ukrainians. The rally was organized by McGill and other universities on February 24. On the evening of March 9, …

The Lubavitch community of Montreal has come together to solve the problems of modern technology and keep our children safe, under the banner “Let’s solve it, together”. Full Story, Photos The Lubavitch community of Montreal has come together to solve the problems of modern technology and keep our children safe, under the banner “Let’s solve …

The Montreal Police logo is seen on a police cruiser in Montreal Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Montreal Police will be adding nine more security cameras to the city to tackle violent crime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson Montreal police plan to install nine more security cameras across the city in response to an …

After being twice postponed, a summit on gun violence announced last year by the Montreal police (SPVM) and the Plante administration finally began on Thursday — but some groups who want a say in the matter say they are excluded so far. The Center for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR) is one of them. “There …

It’s been a year since Safia Boundaoui lost her 15-year-old sister Meriem to gun violence and she says the pain is still raw. “I cry for my sister always, always,” she said. “It’s like she died yesterday.” There is growing concern about firearms in Montreal. Last Friday, police announced that four separate operations in the …

Breadcrumb Links Local News “Thanks for the thanks, but now it’s time to get some cash out.” Author of the article: The Canadian Press Clara Descurninges Dans la Rue is one of the Montreal community organizations that is part of the RIOCM. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Content of the article Claiming to be …

The Montreal community group – RIOCM – challenged Quebec on Monday, saying that the city’s community sector is chronically underfunded and that the government must invest an additional $100 million per year. “Groups have to fight every day to stay open,” said the coordinator of the Intersectorial Regrouping of Community Organizations of Montreal, Marie-Andrée Painchaud-Mathieu, …

Every Saturday, Leonora Indira King delivers inexpensive Indian meals cooked by women with precarious finances to the residents of Parc-Extension. The community organizer and founder of Collectif Parc-Ex Curry created in April the mutual aid and catering service to help women recently immigrated to Canada to acquire financial autonomy by showcasing their culinary talents. “You …

Thanks to a kind gesture from a stranger, a beloved community bookbox that mysteriously disappeared from the lawn of a Montreal home in the Kirkland area has since been replaced. A new brightly colored house-shaped new outdoor library now sits on Bruce Street, overflowing with books. “In less than 24 hours it was full of …

Every day, the Jamaican community continues to thrive beyond its national borders thanks to exceptional individuals who advance culture. In the new series of Complex Canada Hidden gems, presented in conjunction with Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum and Fela, we spotlight the Jamaican-Canadian creators and entrepreneurs who are part of the island’s massive global impact. Richard …

Almost a year after the pandemic hit Canada, community groups in Montreal are still pushing all levels of government to collect and release data on how COVID-19 is affecting how disproportionately racialized minorities and low-income city residents. “Montreal, as a city, needs this information so that we can work together to send resources where they …

“I think it’s really something to be proud of,” says Makivik vice president Maggie Emudluk. The family and friends of the late Inuk author Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk say they are proud and honored to see a new arts center named after the region’s most famous novel, Sanaaq. The authorities of the City of Montreal have chosen …

MONTREAL – A group of community organizations denounces the police dismantling of the tent city on Notre-Dame Street, which at one time had more than 150 people living there. “What happened yesterday was a complete shame, it shouldn’t have happened,” said Sandra Wesley, executive director of Chez Stella, a non-profit organization by and for sex …

Breadcrumb Links New Local News By adapting to deliver their services virtually through communication tools such as Zoom and Crowdcast, organizations have shown remarkable agility. Author of the article: Susan schwartz • Montreal Gazette Release date : Sep 08, 2020 • September 8, 2020 • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation As staff …

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Invites Montrealers to attend the silent reflection event on Sunday at Loyola Park, where everyone will kneel, in silence and solidarity, for a photo. Denburk Reid at Loyola Park on Friday, June 5, 2020. He is hosting MTL Kneels For Change on Sunday, what he describes as a time for …

In Montreal, the center of Canada’s coronavirus pandemic, the reopening of popular community vegetable gardens after a two-month lockdown has come like a breath of fresh air – despite rigid new rules. “Just touching the earth is like reconnecting with something deep inside us, it feels good to our souls, it alleviates the chaos and …

Nestled behind a church in Montreal’s Hochelaga neighborhood, Respit Providence is easy to miss. The small but powerful team of women behind the organization has transformed its service over the past two months, to meet a new desperate need in the community since the arrival of COVID-19. Normally, the organization’s mission is to provide respite …

MONTREAL — While Ontario’s community gardens were given permission to reopen on Saturday, many green-fingered Quebecers are still wondering when they’ll be able to use them. Côte-Saint-Luc Seniors’ Community Garden volunteer coordinator Mandie Aaron said she hopes to reopen in mid-May. She said the garden is a source of both food and friendship for the …

For Erica Chelini, president of the society’s community project and a longtime active member of the Montreal volunteer scene, the idea of ​​monthly initiatives was one she embraced wholeheartedly. “We have so many ideas and projects that we want to see come to fruition during our tenure, but the common thread running through them is …

Content of the article A year after Quebec abolished ancillary health fees, patients continue to pay for certain tests and administrative services, says a community health organization. Content of the article “Always and again, there are services that are not covered, and we are fighting for an accessible and universal public plan,” community organizer Stéphane …