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Vimont recycling dump fire finally under control

The City of Laval issued a statement on Thursday afternoon, saying that a fire in a recycling yard in Vimont that had burned since last Saturday is finally under control. "Laval's firefighters are ending the...

Pie-IX Bridge to shut from Jan. 3-11 for steel work

The Pie-IX Bridge between Montreal North and Laval's Duvernay district will be closed from Jan. 3 to Jan. 11 to facilitate work on the bridge's steel beams, says the provincial transport ministry. Transport Québec says...

Laval firefighters still trying to extinguish smoky blaze in Vimont recycling dump

Units from the Laval Fire Department were still active Wednesday at a recycling dump on Saulnier St. in Vimont where a fire has been burning since last Saturday in a large pile of recycled...
Laurier School Board showcases 2017-2018 budget overview

SWLSB buys COVID-19 air purifiers, wants Legault to prioritize staff for inoculation

In two recent measures taken to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board ordered more than 200 air purifiers to provide extra protection for staff and students, while also...

Writer Joel Yanofsky, originally from Chomedey, passes away

Members of Montreal’s literary community were paying their respects online on Friday to Joel Yanofsky, one of Quebec’s leading English-language literary figures, who grew up in the western Laval neighbourhood of Chomedey. Yanofsky passed away...
All activities bringing together more than 250 persons are cancelled until further notice

Health care worker receives Laval’s first COVID-19 vaccine shot

The first person in Laval to be inoculated against COVID-19 is a health care worker. On Dec. 23, Sylvie Schaffro was the first of an initial 250 health care workers in Laval who are slated...

Laval Police seek victims of educator facing pedophilia charges

The Laval Police Department is urging possible victims of an alleged pedophile who worked as a special educator from 2017 to 2019 to come forward as they seeking additional evidence. According to a statement...

Trudeau convenes ‘Incident Response Group’ for talks on COVID-19 variant

The office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday evening that Trudeau convened the Incident Response Group to discuss new measures Canada is taking in response to a new variant of COVID-19, which has...

Slow-going on A-15 near Cartier Sunday afternoon, after major truck spill

The northbound lanes of Autoroute 15 near Cartier Blvd. West were expected to be clear for smooth-moving traffic by 7 pm Sunday evening after a flatbed truck spilled its load following a collision with...
Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher Skeete visits Agape Senior Wellness Centre

Report on consultation with English Quebecers gets thumbs-up from Skeete

Support coming for Anglos to improve their French, says Sainte-Rose MNA Sainte-Rose CAQ MNA Christopher Skeete, who is Parliamentary Assistant to Premier François Legault for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers, has expressed satisfaction with a report...