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Supply and demand are driving up home prices, says real estate sales expert

Royal LePage stats show Laval, North Shore prices up 13.7 and 21 % respectively The Royal LePage House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast released last week revealed signs of a shift to...

Two arrested following Dagenais Blvd. fires

Two young men were arrested last week following multiple fires set on Dagenais Blvd. in Laval in late September, including one at a Buddhist temple that broke out while Buddhist clergy were inside. 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 prioritize and take the necessary steps to address...

Anglo ‘Task Force’ brief says Bill 96 ‘deinstitutionalizes the English language’

Among TFLP’s founding members are veterans of the first wave of Bill 101 resistance While maintaining that they enjoy “a pretty good relationship” with the Quebec Community Groups Network but remain independent of...

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 new policy position document was adopted by city...

Laval city council meets one last time before Nov. 7 elections

Demers reviews work completed since first becoming mayor eight years ago As the Laval city council meeting on Oct. 5 was the last council session of Mayor Marc Demers’s administration before the municipal...

School Board election update

Some facts and figures fromthe exercise in democracythat returned Paolo Galati tochairperson’s post Contrary to popular belief prior to the election for chairperson of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board that the turnout...

CMA/CNA call for urgent action during emergency COVID-19 summit

Without health workers, there is no health care, say country’s doctors and nurses With COVID-19 infection rates stabilizing in certain areas of Canada but still out of control in places like Alberta and...

Woman dead after being hit by car on Montée Montrougeau

A female pedestrian in her 50s walking along a bike path on Montée Montrougeau in Fabreville was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night around 6:30 pm after the vehicle veered...

City and LPD lead safety campaign over the coming weeks

The City of Laval and the Laval Police are inviting motorists, pedestrians and cyclists to pay special attention while out using the sidewalks and streets, noting that a special safety campaign will...

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Giants Steps celebrated Xmas with Alex Galchenyuk

The students at Giant Steps School in west end Montreal got a special treat just before Christmas last month: the Montreal Canadiens’ star forward Alex Galchenyuk dropped by on Dec. 16 to...

Coupal turns independent

Laval city councillor for Souvenir-Labelle Jean Coupal, who was elected with the victorious Mouvement Lavallois in the 2013 municipal election, has decided to leave the governing party. Coupal joins the ranks of a...

Drugs a war ‘we’re not going to win’: Laval Police officer

  Martin C. Barry With Canada’s marijuana laws seemingly about to be relaxed and sales of the currently illicit substance possibly also about to go mainstream, a Laval Police constable told a public gathering...

‘Welcome to Laval: where the snow gets picked up along with the garbage’

  Martin C. Barry Within 200 feet of the corner of Guénette and l’Écuyer in Laval’s Saint-Martin district early one Thursday afternoon recently, the street was littered with bits of trash here and there...

Laval Senior Academy takes part in robotics competition

  Martin C. Barry Taking part in the CRC Robotics Competition, a team from Laval Senior Academy won third place in the robot game category of the three-day event held in Laval last weekend. Collège...

Syriac-Catholics celebrate arrival of new Apostolic Exarch

  Martin C. Barry Political leaders from three levels of government joined members of Laval’s Syriac Catholic community at St. Ephrem Church on Cartier Blvd. on Feb. 27 for a religious service marking the...

Retirement? Few Canadians without an employer pension plan have enough money

Only 15 to 20 per cent of middle-income Canadians retiring without an employer pension plan have saved anywhere near enough for retirement, according to a new study from the Broadbent Institute. These people,...

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