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Illegal operation of private automated teller machines – AMF takes action against ten businesses.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") has filed penal proceedings in the district of Montreal against ten businesses for operating automated teller machines without holding the required license to do so. "While continuing our efforts to remind...

Bank of Canada Raises Benchmark Rate to 1%

The Bank of Canada moved ahead with another interest rate hike raising the benchmark rate to 1% in anticipation to the country’s surging economy. Further tightening may be curbed by a rising currency and...

City hopes to break ‘ice-jam’ with permit regulations overhaul

Martin C. Barry Contemplating the advances and changes made by his administration in the past two years to encourage real estate development in Laval, Mayor Marc Demers compares the city to an ice-clogged river in...
440 Medical Centre Construction begins

Construction begins on Carrefour Santé 440

(TLN) On May 26, Laval executive-committee vice-president David De Cotis and Saint-Martin city councillor Aline Dib took part in a ground-breaking ceremony marking the start of construction on the new Carrefour Santé 440. Many medical services The...
Bio-K Plus will use the funding to grow awareness in the highly competitive United States probiotics market

Vimy MP Nassif announces $50,000 grant to Bio-K Plus

Martin C. Barry Vimy Liberal MP Eva Nassif has announced that Bio-K Plus International Inc. has been approved for a grant of up to $50,000 to allow the company to reach new markets in the...
Quebec Minister Responsible for the Laval Region Francine Charbonneau announced on Monday the priorities for the development of projects to promote Laval through sustainability and social economy, with a total of nearly $1.7 million in subsidies available to winning project bidders.

Project developers sought to raise Laval’s image ‘sustainably’

Martin C. Barry Groups and businesses from Laval who may be interested in applying for subsidies for projects promoting Laval from the point of view of sustainable development and social economy have until mid-September and...

The 2016 STL Budget

Laval, December 11, 2015 - The Société de transport de Laval’s Board of Directors has adopted a new fare policy as a part of its 2016 budget. Our new budget is set at 136.6...

A new shared taxi service for the Eastern Industrial Park and Lite boulevard

Laval, April 5, 2016 – David De Cotis, President of the STL’s Board of Directors; Guy Picard, Director General of the STL (Société de transport de Laval), and Chantal Provost, President and Director General...

Offshore tax cheats info to be handed to Ottawa by banks

Offshore tax cheats have something more to worry about. Two banks have agreed to give the federal revenue minister information from the accounts of a Caribbean financial institution to help the government crackdown on...
Champlain Taxi president George Boussios

Immigrant taxi owners mostly feeling impact from Uber

Martin C. Barry After 25 years in the taxi business, George Boussios says he has never seen a provincial government do so many about-faces as the Liberals have in their handling of Uber. “In one Liberal...

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