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Fabreville home invasion and kidnapping linked to cryptocurrency dispute

A home invasion in Fabreville on Monday evening, followed by the kidnapping of a 26-year-old woman, has been linked to a $300,000 transaction gone bad involving Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Around 8 pm Monday, according...

City of Laval says it’s ready for expected blizzard on Monday

The City of Laval's public works department issued a statement on Sunday, saying snow removal crews are geared up for a major winter storm expected to dump up to 25 centimetres on...

SLIP SLIDING AWAY ON QUEBEC ROADS

Winter makes it more difficult to drive. Snow and sleet can reducevisibility while driving, and icy and accumulated snow on the groundcan make it more difficult to stop or turn. Because of...

Looking back at last year’s news, is this a case of ‘déjà vu?’

The Laval News sees spooky similarities as we review 2021 Déjà vu. As the Laval News looks back on 2021 and the things that were happening at the beginning of last year, no two...

Ex-mayoralty candidate Michel Trottier quits municipal politics

After faring poorly in last November’s municipal elections, Parti Laval leader Michel Trottier announced late last week that he has decided to step away from politics. “After reflecting, I came to the conclusion...

The Vaccine Options: Mandatory, pay for treatment, passport?

So many Canadians are saying “that’s enough”. If you’re unvaccinated and have to be hospitalized because of Covid, and you take the bed of someone who needs urgent care, then that unvaccinated...

Trudeau says Ottawa looking at Quebec’s proposed anti-vax tax for unvaccinated ‘with interest’

Reacting on Wednesday to the Quebec government's plan to impose an "anti-vax tax" on those who are continuing to refuse to be inoculated against COVID-19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Ottawa is...

Cold warning issued for Laval, Montreal, surrounding areas

If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's also too cold for the family pet to be out in the elements. With that thought in mind, weather officials in Quebec issued...

Laval-based Regal Confections acquires ‘Mr. Freeze’ brand

Mr. Freeze is moving from Ontario to Laval. Laval-based Regal Confections announced in a press release on Jan. 6 that it has acquired Woodbridge Ont.-based Kisko Products, which produces the market-leading freeze pop...

Sainte-Rose heritage landmark ‘Dame Tartine’ damaged by fire

A more than 150-year-old heritage building on the main street of Laval's Sainte-Rose neighborhood containing the Dame Tartine breakfast restaurant was heavily damaged by fire on the evening of Thursday Jan. 6. Several...

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Although the Action Laval councillors each earned a base amount of around $30,000, the opposition’s former chief of staff made $88,000 in annual salary

Martin C. Barry A Chomedey man who has become a self-appointed “watchdog” over the official opposition at Laval city hall had questions about their annual expenses last week at city council’s first meeting...

7 foods that will cost you more in 2016 and why

Lower loonie pushes up prices, while consumers look for alternatives to expensive meat CBC News  Does it seem like food is costing more every time you make a trip to the grocery store?...

Syrian refugee crisis straining Agape’s resources

Martin C. Barry When officials in Ottawa were looking for help in welcoming the thousands of Syrian refugees being accepted into Canada, they had no problem finding Agape. As proof, the Chomedey-based group’s name...

Coupal turns independent, while dumping Mouvement Lavallois

  Martin C. Barry 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...

Half of all children will be autistic by 2025

For over three decades, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, has researched biology and technology, over the years publishing over 170 scholarly peer-reviewed articles. In recent years she has concentrated on the relationship between nutrition and...

Government of Canada increases duration of Employment Insurance compassionate care benefit

The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced the coming into force of a previously announced increase in the duration of the Employment Insurance (EI) compassionate care benefit, which will...

The 2016 STL Budget

Laval, December 11, 2015 - The Société de transport de Laval’s Board of Directors has adopted a new fare policy as a part of its 2016 budget. Our new budget is set...

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