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City outlines how it strives to give good snow removal service

Snowfall Tuesday could dump 20 centimeters of snow on Laval

The remnants of a blizzard that has been making its way up the east coast of the U.S. this weekend are expected to still be packing enough power to dump at least 20 centimeters...

Laval Police seek suspect wanted for Jan. 6 Sainte-Dorothée firebombing

The Laval Police are seeking the public's help to indentify a suspect seen in a security camera video throwing a molotov cocktail on the night of Jan. 6 at a home on Bord-de-l ‘Eau...

Early plasma biomarkers for Alzheimer’s discovered with help from Laval-based INRS

A Quebec research team supported by the Laval-based Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS) has discovered two early plasma markers to detect Alzheimer's disease five years before its onset. The results of this recent study led by...

Five types of digestive cancer have been linked to tobacco use

Quebec Council for Tobacco and Health observes Tobacco-Free Week When most people think of the harm to health caused by tobacco smoking, what’s perhaps more likely than anything else to come to mind are breathing-related...

Mayor’s office welcomes Dufour back onto Laval executive-committee

Council rejects opposition motion that members with election finance issues be suspended Despite news late last week that councillor and executive-committee member Virginie Dufour is finally being allowed to resume her duties following a recent...

Saint-François Arena to be renamed in honor of Jacques St-Jean

Action Laval leader and mayoralty candidate Sonia Baudelot joined St-Bruno city councillor David De Cotis last week in paying homage to former councillor for Saint-François Jacques St-Jean by successfully getting a motion passed in...

Newsfirst columnist Robert Vairo’s ‘That’s What I’m Thinking’

A National Emergency Demands Leadership I watched with envy as some NBC TV affiliate out of Seattle Washington was telecasting a report on how municipal and state governments, and corporations like Starbucks and Microsoft were...

Fifty-three new social housing units for vulnerable persons in Laval

Two of the projects are in Vimy, while another is in Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Quebec Environment and Climate Change Minister Benoit Charette and Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher Skeete have announced the conclusion of a more than $5 million...

Minister Monsef: ‘Ottawa is spending $100 million, as domestic violence spikes’

Pandemic pressures spur demand for women’s shelters For nearly a year since the onset of COVID-19, Ottawa has been boosting funding to organizations dealing with gender-based violence – a phenomenon which has risen drastically during...
Front page of the Laval News.

Laval News Volume 29-02

The current issue of the Laval News volume 29-02 published January 27th, 2021.Covering Laval local news, politics, sports and our new section Mature Life.(Click on the image to read the paper.)