Tuesday, March 2, 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...

Mayor’s office welcomes Dufour back onto Laval executive-committee

Council rejects opposition motion that members with election finance issues be suspended Despite news late last week that councillor and executive-committee member Virginie Dufour is...

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...

The Laval News takes a look back at 2020’s news in our ‘Year in...

Although the pandemic was last year’s biggest story, it wasn’t the only one What is there to say about a year that was so dominated...

Columnist Robert Vairo’s ‘That’s What I’m Thinking’

There is Hope in these bad times Well now. That is some beginning to 2021. Unprecedented curfew in Quebec, never before seen violent attempted insurrection...

With Marc Demers sidelined, will Stéphane Boyer run for mayor?

With municipal elections set to take place in Laval in less than ten months, speculation is starting to swirl over who will be running...

Demers cutting back schedule to care for ailing wife

Laval mayor Marc Demers says he is temporarily putting aside some of his usual duties so that he can spend more time caring for...
Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher Skeete visits Agape Senior Wellness Centre

Report on consultation with English Quebecers gets thumbs-up from Skeete

Support coming for Anglos to improve their French, says Sainte-Rose MNA Sainte-Rose CAQ MNA Christopher Skeete, who is Parliamentary Assistant to Premier François Legault for...

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...

The Worst is Yet to Come

I’m really having mixed feelings about all this. Let’s put the brakes on euphoria, because only some vaccines are arriving. I am feeling just...

Property taxes frozen, as Demers tables Laval’s 2021 budget

Economic development prioritized; city aims for post-COVID reset In keeping with a pledge announced in October by Mayor Marc Demers, the average residential property owner...