Friday, August 14, 2020

Ottawa Invests in community-based projects addressing challenges of dementia

Patty Hajdu, federal Minister of Health, has announced an investment of more than $7.85 million over four years towards 12 new projects...

CISSS de Laval declares ‘heat wave alert’ as temperature soars

As the temperature in Laval and the Montreal region reached into the low 30s on Friday, officials at the CISSS de Laval...

Yet more hand sanitizer warnings from Health Canada

Health Canada has issued yet another advisory to Canadians regarding hand sanitizers that may pose health risks. The warning...

Quebec calls for cancellation of public events until Aug. 31

Quebec Tourism Minister Caroline Proulx joined two other members of the CAQ cabinet on Friday in calling on the organizers of public...

Free tax clinics going ‘virtual’ because of COVID-19

The Canada Revenue Agency has announced that free tax clinics, which in past years have allowed a growing number of eligible Canadians...

Quebec to harmonize parking fees at hospitals, public health institutions, beginning June 20

Quebec Health and Social Services Minister Danielle McCann has announced that the CAQ government is establishing a standard schedule of parking fees...

Two now charged following rash of cell phone tower fires

Sûreté du Québec officials in Sainte Adèle said on Friday that they have now charged a man...

Laval calls off summer 2020 events, because of COVID-19 pandemic

The City of Laval confirmed on Thursday May 7 that it is cancelling or postponing all of its special cultural events that...

Laval COVID-19 death toll hits 387, says CISSS

The CISSS de Laval reports that as of Monday May 11, 387 persons in Laval had died of COVID-19 since the beginning...

Thunder storms plunge nearly 560 Hydro customers in Laval into darkness

Severe thunder storms that rolled through the Montreal region Sunday evening damaged power distribution systems and plunged...

Laval to receive $23.3 million from Ottawa in gas tax refund

The City of Laval will be getting $23,303,973 from the federal government this year as one of...