Council dissidents sound warning on proposed City of Laval Charter changes

Council dissidents sound warning on proposed City of Laval Charter changes

Martin C. Barry In spite of assurances by Mayor Marc Demers that changes he is...
Québec Solidaire launches campaign in Laval

Québec Solidaire launches campaign in Laval

Martin C. Barry “Politics is not democracy,” Québec Solidaire co-spokesperson Manon Massé told a boisterous crowd of supporters who got together on Sept. 4 at...
Laval property taxes to rise 1.8 per cent in 2019

Laval property taxes to rise 1.8% in 2019

Martin C. Barry Residential as well as non-residential property owners in Laval will be paying 1.8 per cent more in taxes in 2019, according to...
City completes 100th kilometre of bike paths since 2014

City completes 100th kilometre of bike paths since 2014

(TLN) A major undertaking in active mobility was completed recently when the City of Laval finished implementation of the...

Bank of Canada Raises Benchmark Rate to 1%

The Bank of Canada moved ahead with another interest rate hike raising the benchmark rate to 1% in anticipation to the country’s surging economy....
Laval buys high-rise for municipal services

Laval buys high-rise for municipal services

(TLN) Laval city council recently took out a loan of nearly $30 million to buy a building at 1200...

Actress Sagan Lewis from NBC’s St. Elsewhere has died. She was 63.

Sagan Lewis, who played the character Dr. Jacqueline Wade on NBC’s St. Elsewhere, died on Sunday. Lewis was battling with Cancer for several years....
Canada’s military reservists granted pay equity with regular forces

Canada’s military reservists granted pay equity with regular forces

From the left, Laval-Les Îles Liberal MP Fayçal El-Khoury, Vimy Liberal MP Eva Nassif, Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Rivière-des-Mille-Îles...
People’s Party of Canada has high hopes for 2019

People’s Party of Canada has high hopes for 2019

Martin C. Barry When former federal Conservative cabinet minister Maxime Bernier was pondering what would...
Graph of rates of return for the Canada pension plan

Rates of return for the Canada Pension Plan

By Jason Clemens Executive Vice President, Fraser Institute There is confusion regarding the rates of return earned by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which...