Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ottawa invests in Laval’s metal products sector

Custom Diamond International receives $350,000 for expansion Vimy Liberal MP Annie Koutrakis has announced a $350,000 repayable grant to Custom Diamond International, a Laval-based company specialized...

Quebec projects a $15-billion budgetary deficit for 2020-2021

CAQ gov’t adds $1.8 billion to support Quebecers and restart the economy Updating Quebec’s financial picture last week, Finance Minister Éric Girard said the COVID-19...

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

Mr Trudeau, there is an alternative to more taxation! I'm afraid the news is not good. It's bad enough already that we are forced indoors...

De Cotis motion calls on Demers to reject $50 REM surtax

Laval residents short-changed with new high-speed train, Saint-Bruno councillor claims A motion by Saint-Bruno city councillor David De Cotis that will be debated at the...

City of Laval announces property tax freeze in 2021

City wanted to know it still had its AA credit rating before acting, says Demers Laval mayor Marc Demers announced on Wednesday afternoon that the...

Cider brewery and its owners fined $1.65 million by Revenu Québec

Cidrerie Solar Inc., which produced a range of apple cider-based alcoholic beverages, was fined more than $1,042,093 by Revenu Québec for tax evasion last...

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...
Quebec allots $2.02 million for local culture and eco-projects

Mayor pleased with $2.3 billion aid pledged to cities by Quebec for second wave...

Laval mayor Marc Demers said on Friday he was pleased and relieved to hear news that the province's CAQ government decided to allot $2.3...

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...

Laval C of C forum contemplates the post-COVID-19 economy

CAQ finance minister sees balanced budgets and stable taxes in five years While everyone at the federal, provincial or municipal levels seems to be talking...

Laval well-placed to deal with COVID-19, says economic report

Region has ‘resilience’ and major construction projects are planned In a report on the state of Laval’s economy released by the city late last month,...