If you’ve been by the East End recently (aka my stomping grounds… at least for another week or so), you may have noticed that the stretch of Jean-Talon east between St. Michel and Pie-IX is bustling with a vibrant mixture of Middle Eastern communities. Read on…

You could even argue that this cultural area of our city has been neglected. However, the city has just announced that it will be injecting $40 000 to not only revitalize the area but also to create “Le Petit Maghreb”.

That said, the project is still in the early planning stages but planners are very optimistic and believe the project is very promising.