Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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...
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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 still hasn't opened the site because of a lack employees to staff the temporary facility, CBC Montreal is reporting. 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 the pandemic, while there were 4,596 confirmed cases of infection, 130 persons in hospital, 27 people in intensive care, and 2,160 persons who recovered.

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 no charge, will continue despite the covid-19 pandemic - but with special protective safeguards in place this year. Due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19...

Event bookings down a third, Tourisme Laval survey says

According to a poll conducted by the agency responsible for promoting tourism in the Laval region, there has been a 33 per cent rate of cancellation for events scheduled in Laval since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, while 40 per cent have been postponed until next year, and 27 per cent will be taking place online...

City donates $40,304 to St-Vincent de Paul Society from Place du Souvenir Fund

The City of Laval's executive-committee says it is donating $40,304 to the Société Saint-Vincent de Paul for a project the non-profit charity is undertaking to help families that have children up to 17 years old and who are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement issued on May 15 by the executive-committee,...

Place Bell takes in its first recovering COVID-19 patients

Friday May 15 marked the first day that patients recovering from COVID-19 have started to be taken into a temporary hospital ward set up on one of the ice rinks at Place Bell, the CISSS de Laval announced in a statement. According to the regional health authority, 15 patients are initially being accommodated and...

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 be finished and temporary anti-flood barriers that were intalled several weeks ago in several riverfront locations can now be taken down. According to a...

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 has now opened - this time at the Pierre Creamer Arena in Chomedey. With that, there are now two screening clinics available for screening...

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 Paediatrics/ Infectious Diseases at the Montréal Children’s Hospital, decided that enough was enough with the conspiracy theories which in the end endanger public health. Here is his...

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 little hard to believe that during the mid-1970s Bourassa was regarded by many as the most reviled political figure in Quebec. As leader of...


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