Thursday, September 28, 2023

Medicare “smiles” at us with… his rotten teeth

It was once the pride of all Canadians! “Our health system is unparallelled,” we boasted when we went abroad. If anything, apart from his peace-loving reputation, Canada considered Medicare, the diamond of...

Laval Police and Fire singled out for loose accounting on gas credit cards

Auditor General Véronique Boily files last report of her seven-year mandate In her final report as the City of Laval’s auditor-general before reaching the end of her 7-year mandate in December, Véronique Boily...

Laval issues ‘don’t drink the water’ advisory for streets in Sainte-Dorothée

The City of Laval issued an advisory notice to residents around avenue des Bois, rue Principale and chemin Bord-de-l'Eau, including the Îles-Laval sector, on Tuesday that they should avoid consuming or otherwise...

Laval Fire Dept. quells blaze at Mondou pet supplies store

On Sept. 7, firefighters with the Service de sécurité incendie de Laval (SSIL) responded to a natural gas leak at the intersection of Noël and Principale streets in the Sainte-Dorothée sector. According to...

City of Laval’s annual ‘Fête de la Famille’ draws large crowds

From magic to science, there was something for kids and adults alike Although there were still a few weeks left before summer is officially over, it came to an unofficial close in Laval...

Laval Chevaliers de Colomb donate $16,574 to Maison de la Sérénité

Proceeds from Spaghetti Day fundraiser go to Laval palliative care residence A “Spaghetti Day” fundraiser held last April at the Embassy Plaza on Curé Labelle Blvd. by the Chevaliers de Colomb’s five Laval-area...

‘SkyHawks’ stage dramatic drop-in at Souvenir Elementary School

Canadian Forces parachute team makes a safe landing on SES playing field For a teacher, administrator or support worker at any grade school, there’s probably no sound more rewarding than the squeals of...

Laval buys 2.3 more hectares in Bois de l’Équerre

The City of Laval announced recently that it has purchased 2.3 additional hectares of forested land near the northern limits of the Bois de l’Équerre woods near Sainte-Rose. The acquisition, the city says...

Canada is no longer recognizable

I have written more than once about the muzzling of free speech in Canada, and it seems time changes nothing. In fact, it gets worse. The public lashing of psychiatrist Jordan Peterson...

Laval partners unite for annual ‘Drop Me Off Safely’ school campaign

Continuing a long-standing tradition, key partners in Laval, including the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, the Centre de service scolaire de Laval and the Laval Police came together once again this past...



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