Due to the pandemic, many people are facing profound hardships, including the loss of loved ones and livelihoods, as well as increased social isolation. In particular, the elderly face special challenges with regard to their mental and psychological well-being. Social distancing, although a crucial strategy to curb the spread of[Read More…]
Meals For Milton-Parc is a newly created meal-share initiative developed by U3 Arts student Sophie Hart that aims to provide unhoused people in the Milton-Parc neighbourhood with food and care packages. The initiative was started on Oct. 7 upon Hart’s realization that there was no McGill organization which directly sought[Read More…]
It’s springtime in Montreal: The days are getting longer, the weather is just slightly getting warmer, and thousands of students are rushing to find a new place to live. Contributors Makena Anderson and Leina Gabra detail the trials and tribulations of apartment hunting as McGill students. Exploitative landlords and annoying[Read More…]
The history of Milton-Parc’s oldest community space.
Photography exhibition tells the story of activism in Milton-Parc neighbourhood
Hidden treasures to try nearby campus
A look into the overlapping communities that make up Milton-Parc.
It’s easy to miss Notman Garden when walking past the intersection between Milton and Clark streets on a brisk April day. Under the strain of cold weather each year, the grass in the 1,000-square-meter area goes brown and the centuries-old trees become dry and bare. But this humble spot has[Read More…]
A walk through the Milton-Parc neighbourhood during the morning rush to class comes with countless stressors. When pushing past droves of slow walkers and dodging traffic on University Street, it can feel like the entire student body is travelling by foot, and they’re all in your way. However, according to[Read More…]
Tucked on each corner of almost every bustling city and open at all hours, convenience stores are universally known as unpretentious places to get all the essentials. While the British call them ‘minimarts’ and the Japanese call them ‘konbinis,’ here in Quebec, they go by “depanneurs,” or “deps.” Deps are[Read More…]