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Ottawa Invests in community-based projects addressing challenges of dementia

Patty Hajdu, federal Minister of Health, has announced an investment of more than $7.85 million over four years towards 12 new projects...
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Laval MNAs named parliamentary assistants by Couillard

(TLN) Three Liberal MNAs from Laval were recently appointed parliamentary assistants in the National Assembly by Premier Philippe Couillard. Laval-des-Rapides Liberal MNA Saul Polo was named parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation. “I am proud to see that Premier Couillard has shown his confidence in me with regards to dossiers touching on the economy,” Polo said of...

City officials, school boards face off for education

   Martin C. Barry A team consisting of Laval city councillors beat teams from the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board and the Commission scolaire de Laval in the Classique des élus de Laval tournament which was held at the Place de la Nature in eastern Laval on Saturday Feb. 13. 2nd annual tournament The Laval councillors’ team won the first match against the...

Clement said the Conservatives have concerns about the Liberals wanting to normalize Canada’s relationship with Iran “which is a state sponsor of terror”

  Martin C. Barry Former federal Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement aimed some sharp barbs at the new Liberal government and its leader, Justin Trudeau, during a five-to-seven event held at The Palace on Le Corbusier Blvd. last week by Laval-area Tories holding one of their first gatherings since the election last October. ‘A wrong decision’ Clement, who retained his seat in the...

Martin St. Louis honoured in Laval – Retirement of jersey No. 26

New York Rangers winger Martin St. Louis received a well-deserved honor, on February 11 at the Samson arena, where he took his first shots in organized hockey. The Laval Delta hockey club retired his jersey number 26 in recognition of his distinguished career in the National Hockey League (NHL) and civic engagement. More than 380 people attended the ceremony where...

Vimy Liberal MP Eva Nassif opens new offices

   Martin C. Barry The first “open house” to be held by Vimy Liberal MP Eva Nassif since she and her staff moved into new offices on Le Corbusier Blvd. nearly a month ago drew an overflow crowd of constituents, friends and well-wishers on Feb. 20. Dignitaries show support Among the more than 100 people who came and went during the morning hour...

Infrastructure money on the way, says Marc-Aurèle-Fortin MP

  Martin C. Barry Some of the tens of billions of dollars in infrastructure investment money promised by Justin Trudeau during last year’s election campaign could soon start flowing into Laval and other parts of the country, according to Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Liberal MP Yves Robillard. Pleased with turnout In preparation for the federal budget expected in March, Robillard held a consultation meeting on Feb....

Jewish Rehab visited by students

On February 10, 2016 a group of North Star Academy Laval students spent the day at the Jewish Rehabilitation Center in Laval. The day was filled with a tour of the facility, presentations from the various departments and a much anticipated introduction to case-studies. Our students benefited from the knowledge shared by the various professionals and enjoyed observing and...

City seeks candidacies for ‘Hosia’ awards

(TLN) The City of Laval in conjunction with the Caisses Desjardins de Laval is inviting non-profit groups recognized by the city to submit the names of worthy volunteers to be candidates for the 32nd annual Hosia volunteer recognition awards evening taking place on May 3. The deadline is March 4. The awards ceremony is taking place at the André-Mathieu concert...

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