Entries by PG Editor

Housing Alarm

The Suburban – May 8, 2013. A group of community organizations is sounding the alarm on unhealthy living conditions in Côte des Neiges. The Organisation d’éducation et d’information logement (OeilCDN), the Corporation de Développement Communautaire, Maison Bleue and Project Genesis came to borough council Monday night to press politicians about their concerns and demand resources […]

Blue Bonnets: An Inside Look from Kurt

ENGAGING PEOPLE IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD “I first found out about Project Genesis when my mother and aunt needed help. Project Genesis helped them when nobody else did, and I was so appreciative that I decided to join the organization. One particularly memorable action for me was a picnic we organized at a local park to […]

(Audio) Housing project on former Hippodrome site

CBC radio – December 12, 2012. The city is calling it a neighborhood of the future. It’s to be built using all the latest in environmentally conscious design and architecture. Nik Luka is an associate professor at McGill University and a member of the city’s advisory committee for the Hippodrome Project. Sheetal Pathak is a […]

Community Organizing in Côte-des-Neiges Then and Now

Montreal Serai – July 4, 2011. If the commercials are to be believed, there is nothing more Canadian then a Tim Horton’s donut shop where coffee is served to hockey moms and seniors on cross-country road trips. On the Tim Horton’s on the corner of Van Horne and Victoria in the midst of Montréal’s multicultural […]