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Respect ‘safety corridor’ over the holidays, says Transports Québec

With the summer holiday peak period about to begin, Transports Québec is advising motorists to always follow established safety rules that apply when road maintenance crews are parked along the side of...

Laval police arrest four suspects in ‘grandparent scam’

Four men between the ages of 23 and 25 were arrested on Wednesday last week to face charges of conspiracy and identity theft involving the so-called “grandparent fraud.” The Laval Police Dept....

Le Pilier Foundation’s first ‘Urban BBQ’ was a resounding success

Mayor Stéphane Boyer and several city councillors were among the guests On June 9, Le Pilier Foundation was pleased to welcome more than 100 guests to the first edition of their Urban BBQ...

Attendance soars at 2022 Laval Firemen’s Festival

Post-Covid life got back to normal during the June 4 – 5 event The 2022 Laval Firemen’s Festival, which took place on June 4 - 5 at the Centropolis, delivered all the excitement...

Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm warning

The federal weather service issued a widespread warning at 3:28 pm on Thursday afternoon that severe thunderstorms are expected over the Greater Montreal area in the coming hours and that anyone in...

Royal Canadian Legion reacts to federal report on disability claims delays

Legion has long been advocating for a comprehensive strategy The Royal Canadian Legion is renewing its call for a comprehensive strategy to deal with escalating wait times faced by Canada’s veterans after they submit disability...

Quebec allots $3 million to Laval, so city centre business recovery can get underway

‘Downtown areas are important,’ says delegated CAQ Economy Minister Lucie Lecours With municipalities all over Quebec starting to enter a true economic recovery following several false starts during the pandemic in the past...

Laval backs away from digital currencies as a tool for economic growth

Idea was first proposed in 2020, before the pandemic shook up the economy Have you ever considered investing some of your time and energy in any of the dozens of digital currencies that...

Interest rates, affordability and availability pose challenges

Half of non-homeowners unlikely to enter housing market, says new CPA study Despite historically being one of the top life goals for Canadians, the prospect of home ownership for non-owners remains far from reach,...

Stéphane Boyer joins mayors saying homelessness must be tackled

Laval’s mayor was at Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ annual conference Politicians from across Canada, including the City of Laval, spent a recent weekend in Regina, Sask. as they looked to plan a post-COVID future...

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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...

Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Laval gets $1,500 grant

(TLN) Laval-des-Rapides Liberal MNA Saul Polo was at the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Laval recently to announce a $1,500 subsidy from the Liberal government to the organization. “After making several visits to...

Liberals announce details of new summer jobs program

Martin C. Barry Laval’s four Liberal Members of Parliament gathered together recently to announce a federal program that will allow small businesses in Laval to obtain subsidies for the hiring of students 15...

City hopes to break ‘ice-jam’ with permit regulations overhaul

Martin C. Barry Contemplating the advances and changes made by his administration in the past two years to encourage real estate development in Laval, Mayor Marc Demers compares the city to an ice-clogged...

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