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CPE managers and workers in discussions for new collective agreement

Increased sharing of duties and responsibilities among the issues to be discussed Following the start of regional negotiations prior to renewing a collective agreement with...

CISSS de Laval reports a 74 per cent rise in medical complaints since last...

Regional health authority steps up recruiting, while dealing with pandemic The CISSS de Laval underwent a 74 per cent increase in medical complaints since last...

Shield of Athena thanks Newsfirst for raising awareness of domestic abuse

In Quebec, one woman a month has been killed since the start of Covid pandemic Newsfirst Multimedia co-publisher George Guzmas was one of 20 Montreal-area...

Help for sexual assault just a phone call away, though the problem isn’t disappearing

Montreal Sexual Assault Centre launches a re-branded Sexual Violence Helpline A province-wide 24-hour phone referral service for victims of sexual violence was given a new...

Centre De Pédiatrie Sociale Laval asks community to lend a helping hand

Pediatrics centre sets ambitious $50,000 goal for Laval’s most vulnerable children In time for the upcoming holiday season, the Centre De Pédiatrie Sociale Laval is...

City unveils plan to combat poverty in some neighbourhoods

The City of Laval has decided to take some innovative action to help combat poverty and economic problems in certain neighbourhoods on its territory. A...

FILIA Association for Seniors holds second annual Walk A Thon in Laval

A dual-election year brought out candidates running for federal and municipal office The 15th anniversary of FILIA’s annual Walk A Thon last Saturday marked the...

Agape’s Elizabeth McLeod wins a 2020 Hosia from the City of Laval

Guiding light of anglo social services group recognized for her contributions Agape secretary-treasurer Elizabeth ‘Betty’ McLeod, who for many years was the driving force behind...

CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée was unprepared for COVID-19, witnesses tell inquiry

Long-term care facility had the highest death toll, with 100 fatalities during first wave CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée, the Quebec long-term care home most impacted by COVID-19...

Skeete announces an extra $1.3 million to local family organizations

Part of an $85 million sum going to 280 family groups all over the province Nearly a dozen Laval-based community organizations that provide support and...