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Sainte-Dorothée Community Centre certified LEED Gold

Laval now has four buildings with the environmental certification The Sainte-Dorothée Community Centre has...
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Sainte-Dorothée Community Centre certified LEED Gold

Laval now has four buildings with the environmental certification The Sainte-Dorothée Community Centre has just received LEED Gold certification, the highest distinction bestowed on building owners for environmentally-sound design and architecture. Completed in 2019, the community centre is the fourth building owned by the City of...

James Bay painter/artist’s works now showcased in Fabreville

Stéfanie Thompson took part in 2018 Sainte-Rose Art Symposium An accomplished nature painter from Quebec’s James Bay region, who was among the many artists who took part in the 2018 Sainte-Rose Art Symposium, will be displaying her works all year around in Laval now after being invited to...

Laval C of C forum contemplates the post-COVID-19 economy

CAQ finance minister sees balanced budgets and stable taxes in five years While everyone at the federal, provincial or municipal levels seems to be talking about economic recovery during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Laval Chamber of Commerce and Industry believes the local business community needs to understand what help is available in order...

Most residents oppose Île Gagnon redevelopment, says survey

Developer has to modify rejected plan before city will consider it With the preliminary results of a recent poll on the redevelopment of Laval’s Île Gagnon suggesting a majority of nearby residents oppose the project, officials with the City of Laval say the city will not be dealing with the developer’s current plans and...

Laval well-placed to deal with COVID-19, says economic report

Region has ‘resilience’ and major construction projects are planned In a report on the state of Laval’s economy released by the city late last month, Mayor Marc Demers says Laval is well-positioned to navigate the economic downturns from COVID-19 because of its excellent standing before the pandemic based largely on highly diversified business and...

Federal Liberal MP Rodriguez hears COVID-19 concerns in Laval

Make ‘web giants’ responsible for hatred, says Pablo Rodriguez
Government’s Quebec lieutenant makes local stop during fact-finding mission Honoré-Mercier MP Pablo Rodriguez – who is the Liberal government’s lieutenant for Quebec – was in Ottawa on a fact-finding mission on July 29 to hear about pressing local needs which have arisen since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic more than four months...

Canada well-positioned to continue COVID-19 recovery support, says Mélanie Joly

‘We still have firepower in terms of fiscal capacity,’ federal Economic Development Minister says While some of Canada’s leading economists are suggesting Ottawa won’t be able to deal with the second wave of COVID-19 with the same financial largesse it has had up to now, federal Economic Development Minister Melanie Joly says the...

New overpass to fix deadly problem at busy A-15/A-440 interchange

Four people died in a fiery crash at local autoroute crossroads last year Nearly a year after a tragic collision in Laval at the intersection of Autoroutes 15 and 440 that saw four people killed and 15 others injured, the Quebec Ministry of Transport announced recently that a major restructuring of the busy crossroads...

Laval City-Watch

Despite lockdowns and a ban on public gatherings because of COVID-19, the City of Laval’s executive-committee has been busy over the past few weeks making decisions on issues ranging from street reconstruction at the main entrance of Pont-Viau, subsidies to local families for back-to-school, and preliminary work for the reconstruction of the public pool at Chomedey’s Berthiaume-Du...

Quebec English School Boards Association applauds major win on Bill 40

The Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) says it is very pleased with a Québec Superior Court judgment rendered in its favour on Aug. 10 on a stay of Bill 40: An Act to amend mainly the Education Act with regard to school organization and governance rendered by Justice Lussier today. QESBA and...


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