Friday, March 5, 2021

Mass vaccination centres open in Laval starting Thursday Feb. 25

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Laval says it will begin COVID-19 vaccination of Laval residents aged 85 and...

Newsfirst columnist Robert Vairo’s ‘That’s What I’m Thinking’

A National Emergency Demands Leadership I watched with envy as some NBC TV affiliate out of Seattle Washington was telecasting a report on how municipal...

Minister Monsef: ‘Ottawa is spending $100 million, as domestic violence spikes’

Pandemic pressures spur demand for women’s shelters For nearly a year since the onset of COVID-19, Ottawa has been boosting funding to organizations dealing with...

Ottawa counting on women for COVID-19 economic recovery

Vimy MP Koutrakis joins Small Business Minister Mary Ng for online discussion What role will women entrepreneurs be playing in the revival of the Canadian...

Trudeau convenes ‘Incident Response Group’ for talks on COVID-19 variant

The office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday evening that Trudeau convened the Incident Response Group to discuss new measures Canada is taking...

Proposed law targets vandals of first responder memorials

Sen. Leo Housakos and Edmonton MP want to increase deterrence Conservative Senator Leo Housakos has introduced a new bill that would increase penalties significantly for...

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...

Everyone should test for radon, experts urge during online event

‘Radon Action Month’ draws attention to No. 2 cause of lung cancer While many people now associate the month of November with the annual “Movember”...

Canada, late at the vaccines game with no reserved seat, says Newsfirst columnist Robert...

In the midst of discussing the weather, an associate burst out “ we Canadians only care about health and the weather. That’s why we...

Governor General marks International Space Station’s first two decades

Former astronaut Julie Payette shares views on space travel with science journalist If there are two people in Canada who should know a thing or...

Ottawa plans to boost economic recovery through immigration

But Quebec will set its own immigration levels, under a separate accord Federal Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino tabled the Trudeau government’s latest...