Sunday, November 29, 2020

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...

Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peaches from the U.S. declared over

The Public Health Agency of Canada said on Thursday that an investigation it opened recently into an outbreak of salmonella infections linked to peaches...

Health Canada recalls hand sanitizers because of suspected risks

Health Canada is advising Canadians of a recall of some hand sanitizers because they may pose health risks. For more information, including what Canadians...

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...

Ottawa issues an update on recent cyber attacks

It is important that Canadians can access online government services easily and securely, says Chief Information Officer of Canada In early August, the Government of...

Politics run deep in Liberal Gov’t House Leader Pablo Rodriguez

Longtime Honoré-Mercier MP touches base with Newsfirst Multimedia Just about any way you measure it, there’s no denying that Pablo Rodriguez has come a long...

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...

Canada and Quebec invest $9.2 million in Laval’s water infrastructure

Move seeks to ensure adequate service, while stimulating the economy Elected officials from the governments of Canada and Quebec gathered at Laval city hall last...

Canadians worried about closure of local businesses, CFIB says

Small/medium business lobby group wants Ottawa to modify COVID-19 aid programs Four in five Canadians are worried their favourite local businesses may close down as...

Ongoing COVID-19 raises spectre of homelessness worsening

More help will depend on second wave’s severity, says Trudeau cabinet’s Ahmed Hussen While maintaining that the severity of a second wave of COVID-19 remains...