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Laval distributing 250,000 face masks, while reopening municipal installations

Beginning this week, the City of Laval is handing out 250,000 protective face masks to some of its most vulnerable residents in...

Demers contemplates making COVID-19 face masks mandatory

The City of Laval, the municipality in Quebec that is the second-hardest hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, expects to receive up to 250,000 face masks from the provincial government for...

Action Laval loses two more city councillors

Action Laval, the second-place opposition party at Laval city hall, lost two more sitting members on Wednesday this week with the announced resignations of Vimont city councillor Michel Poissant and...

Laval, Quebec officials discuss re-launching city’s economy during conference call

Laval mayor Marc Demers says a teleconference meeting on Tuesday, during which he and other city officials discussed re-starting Laval's post-COVID-19 economy with Quebec Finance Finister Eric Girard and Economy...

Place Bell still not ready to take in COVID-19 patients

After formally announcing last Friday that everything was in place to begin taking in the first of an eventual 50 recovering COVID-19 patients at Place Bell, the CISSS de Laval...

Laval COVID-19 fatalities now at 448

The CISSS de Laval reports that as of mid-day on Saturday May 16, 448 persons in Laval had died of COVID-19 since the beginning of...

Free tax clinics going ‘virtual’ because of COVID-19

The Canada Revenue Agency has announced that free tax clinics, which in past years have allowed a growing number of eligible Canadians to file their annual income tax return at...

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City deems spring flood threat to be over

The City of Laval has announced that with water levels along the Rivière des Prairies and the Rivière des Mille Îles back to normal, the annual flood-risk season appears to...

CISSS de Laval opens COVID-19 screening clinic in Chomedey

After announcing the opening of a COVID-19 screening clinic at the Cartier Arena in Pont-Viau/Laval-des-Rapides, the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Laval says another clinic...

Plandemic: A rebuttal

Plandemic, an upcoming documovie has caused a stir among a North American population that has to deal with an avalanche of information concerning COVID-19. Dr. Christos Karatzios, Assistant Professor of...

Quebec Liberals celebrate Robert Bourassa’s legacy and impact

Former insiders recall October Crisis and launch of James Bay Project Looking back on former Liberal Premier Robert Bourassa’s accomplishments and political legacy, it’s sometimes a...

Columnist Robert Vairo’s ‘That’s What I’m Thinking’

Will the real leader please stand up! Newsfirst columnist Robert Vairo takes a look at the style and presentation of various officials and leaders during the...

Extended COVID-19 shutdown best for recovery, says macroeconomics expert

Maintains re-opening economy too quickly would be counter-productive With COVID-19 still spreading and uncertainty remaining as to whether there will be a second wave of the...

City of Laval to open its first eco-centre next year

City expects to eventually build three more recycling facilities During their May city council meeting last week, the members of Laval city council voted in favour...

Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher Skeete pays homage to local volunteers

Quebec’s Hommage bénévolat-Québec awards recognize volunteers from Laval On the occasion of Volunteer Appreciation Week and the provincial government’s 23rd annual Hommage bénévolat-Québec, Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher...

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Unidentified corpse retrieved from Mille Îles River

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Laval distributing 250,000 face masks, while reopening municipal installations

Beginning this week, the City of Laval is handing out 250,000 protective face masks to some of its most vulnerable residents in an ongoing campaign to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. According to the city, the distribution...

Asphalting work begins June 1 on Autoroute 15 service roads

The Quebec Ministry of Transport is advising motorists that, beginning on June 1, asphalting work will be...

Unidentified corpse retrieved from Mille Îles River

Renata Isopo As reported by the Laval Police Department, the body of a person whose identity has yet to...

STL to begin handing out COVID-19 face masks starting Monday

Effective Monday May 25, the Société de Transport de Laval will start distributing anti-COVID-19 face coverings to users, as part of a...

CISSS de Laval opens a third COVID-19 test site

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Laval has announced the opening of...