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Of 28 countries with public health care, Canada among highest spenders, says Fraser Institute

But country ranks near bottom for number of doctors, hospital beds, MRIs and wait times Despite spending more on health care than most other developed...

City awards more than $394,000 to help improve Laval youths’ lives

The City of Laval announced last week that it is awarding more than $394,000 in subsidies to several community sports and leisure activities organizations...

$7 million in fines and jail after three sentenced for tax fraud scheme

Clients were given false receipts for charitable donation tax credits Revenu Québec, the province’s tax-gathering agency, announced that two businesses and three people, one of...

Chrétien’s 1990s welfare cuts ‘a blueprint’ for health-care reform, says Fraser Institute

Conservative think tank chooses a Liberal government’s strategy as an example to emulate Fundamental reform of Canada’s health care system should start by following the...

Pandemic impacted economic development of English communities in Quebec

Ottawa, Quebec failed to halt Anglo community’s economic decline, says CEDEC There was a collective failure on the part of federal and provincial governments to...

Ottawa invests over $85 million in garage expansion at the STL

Project to include 100 new parking spaces to recharge electric buses On Aug. 10, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna, along with Laval-Les...

Laval reports positive economic results, in spite of COVID-19 pandemic

Despite a less than ideal economic climate due largely to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Laval managed to finish the 2020 fiscal year...

Laval gets a pass from Auditor General – despite noted shortcomings

City still needs to improve its snow removal strategy, says Véronique Boily In her fifth annual report presented to city council last week, Laval Auditor...

Laval’s life insurance bill rises to $191.5 million for five years coverage

New Desjardins contract is 133 per cent higher and most costly ever, says opposition The City of Laval will be paying Quebec financial services giant...

Opposition parties unanimously denounce city workers’ salary increases

Deputy Mayor Boyer defends 1.2 per cent hike as necessary to retain employees Laval city council’s opposition members, who are often divided along party lines,...