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...

City hopes to break ‘ice-jam’ with permit regulations overhaul

Martin C. Barry Contemplating the advances and changes made by his administration in the past two years to encourage real estate development in Laval, Mayor...

Coupal turns independent

Laval city councillor for Souvenir-Labelle Jean Coupal, who was elected with the victorious Mouvement Lavallois in the 2013 municipal election, has decided to leave...

Drugs a war ‘we’re not going to win’: Laval Police officer

  Martin C. Barry With Canada’s marijuana laws seemingly about to be relaxed and sales of the currently illicit substance possibly also about to go mainstream,...

‘Welcome to Laval: where the snow gets picked up along with the garbage’

  Martin C. Barry Within 200 feet of the corner of Guénette and l’Écuyer in Laval’s Saint-Martin district early one Thursday afternoon recently, the street was...

Laval Senior Academy takes part in robotics competition

  Martin C. Barry Taking part in the CRC Robotics Competition, a team from Laval Senior Academy won third place in the robot game category of...

Syriac-Catholics celebrate arrival of new Apostolic Exarch

  Martin C. Barry Political leaders from three levels of government joined members of Laval’s Syriac Catholic community at St. Ephrem Church on Cartier Blvd. on...

Retirement? Few Canadians without an employer pension plan have enough money

Only 15 to 20 per cent of middle-income Canadians retiring without an employer pension plan have saved anywhere near enough for retirement, according to...

Maison des enfants le Dauphin launches fundraiser

(TLN) The maison des enfants le Dauphin (MED) launched its 5th annual wine and cheese financing campaign on Feb. 10. Robert Hayes of the...

City steps up efforts to recover diverted money

Martin C. Barry With the hiring of six forensic financial analysts, the City of Laval has decided to step up its efforts to recover millions...

Laval MNAs named parliamentary assistants by Couillard

(TLN) Three Liberal MNAs from Laval were recently appointed parliamentary assistants in the National Assembly by Premier Philippe Couillard. Laval-des-Rapides Liberal MNA Saul Polo was...