Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ottawa invests in Laval’s metal products sector

Custom Diamond International receives $350,000 for expansion Vimy Liberal MP Annie Koutrakis has announced a $350,000 repayable grant to Custom Diamond International, a Laval-based company specialized...

Canadian Competition Bureau fines Laval-based CIMA+ $3.2 million

Laval-based CIMA+ civil engineering announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with the Competition Bureau of Canada for the settlement of a dispute with...

Cascades paper announces closing of Laval napkin facility

Montreal-based paper manufacturer Cascades Inc. announced on Wednesday that it will be closing its Laval napkin-making facility at the end of June. The company says...

Small business insurance costs rising, says Canadian Federation of Independent Business

One in ten SMEs can no longer find an insurance provider, says national lobby group More than half of small businesses have seen their insurance...

Survey finds COVID-19 is impacting mental health of entrepreneurs

Women, minorities and business owners are suffering during the pandemic Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) released a report last week revealing that while nearly...

A new day dawns for the Montreal region’s taxi services

Champlain Taxi among the firms set to provide Laval residents with service Following a major and sometimes tumultuous reorganization of the Montreal region’s taxi services,...

Cider brewery and its owners fined $1.65 million by Revenu Québec

Cidrerie Solar Inc., which produced a range of apple cider-based alcoholic beverages, was fined more than $1,042,093 by Revenu Québec for tax evasion last...

Ticket offenders, rather than close movie theatres, says Cinémas Guzzo head

Quebec more interested in ‘perception,’ than dealing effectively with COVID, says Vince Guzzo Although the provincial government announced last week that $50 million in compensation...

Minister of Middle Class Prosperity meets online with Laval Chamber of Commerce

Local business owners warn Mona Fortier about looming labour shortages Federal Minister of Middle Class Prosperity Mona Fortier dropped into Laval virtually last week for...

Laval-based Neptune Wellness to supply B.C. with non-med cannabis products

Laval-based Neptune Wellness Solutions, a rising presence among suppliers of non-medical cannabis products, says it has entered into an agreement with the British Columbia...

Nearly $2.5 million in federal aid announced for tech development

Ottawa sees Laval as an influential player in Quebec’s economy Federal Minister of Economic Development Mélanie Joly was in Laval last week to announce more than $2.44...