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Agape opens new English-speaking Seniors’ Wellness Center

Agape opens new English-speaking Seniors’ Wellness Center

Martin C. Barry Chomedey-based Agape social services took a courageous leap forward last Monday in their ongoing determination to see that members of Laval’s English-speaking community are provided with adequate service in their own language. Many...
Senior citizens’ advocates unveil anti-intimidation posters

Senior citizens’ advocates unveil anti-intimidation posters

Martin C. Barry Six organizations in Laval that work towards reducing and raising awareness of elder abuse problems unveiled new promotional posters last Monday at the Laval-des-Rapides Community Centre. Charbonneau and mayor Mille-Îles Liberal MNA Francine Charbonneau,...
Pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance

New Pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance agreement

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Pharmacists understand the needs of patients and desire of government to get fair value for drug prices to ensure that Canadians can afford their medications. Today, the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical...
New medical facilities to help during evenings and weekends, says health minister

Super-Clinics for Laval

Barrette and Charbonneau announce six ‘Super-Clinics’ for Laval (TLN) Quebec Health and Social Services Minister Gaétan Barrette and Minister Responsible for the Laval Region Francine Charbonneau announced on May 1 the creation of six super-clinics under...
Heath Canada

What do you know about ants?

Species known to invade homes in Canada include the carpenter ant, the little black ant, the odorous house ant, the thief ant, and the pharaoh ant. While some of them can sting, most of...

Pro BBQer from Laval competing at World Food Championships

Martin C. Barry While it may be not quite a year and a half since Manny Mavroudis started competing as a professional BBQ chef, this week and next the Laval-des-Rapides resident is in Orange Beach,...
Laval’s Cité de la Santé Hospital

‘I will never go back to Cité de la Santé,’ says Chomedey woman

Martin C. Barry A Chomedey woman who claims she was repeatedly denied service in English at Laval’s Cité de la Santé is vowing never to return there, but will seek medical treatment at Sacré Cœur...
Laval has become the first city in the metropolitan Montreal region to offer live 2-1-1 telephone service, allowing callers to gain immediate access to a wide range of social and community organizations

City of Laval launches new 2-1-1 referral service

Martin C. Barry Laval has become the first city in the metropolitan Montreal region to offer live 2-1-1 telephone service, allowing callers to gain immediate access to a wide range of social and community organizations...

The Montreal Heart Institute Notifies Its Open Heart Surgery Patients Operated since 2012 of...

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) informs all patients who underwent an open heart surgery at the Institute of a low infection risk associated with certain devices (heater-cooler systems) used during cardiac surgeries under cardiopulmonary bypass....
Laconian Brotherhood holds conference on autism spectrum disorders

Laconian Brotherhood holds conference on autism spectrum disorders

Martin C. Barry With autism diagnoses rising to unprecedented levels, on Sept. 25 one of the Montreal Hellenic community’s largest associations, the Laconian Brotherhood, held an information session and panel discussion on autism spectrum disorders...

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