Thursday, August 6, 2020

New mobile app to help notify Canadians of potential COVID-19 exposure

Over the past several months, Canadians have been following public health advice and doing their part to help prevent the spread of...
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Laval to temporarily allow larger outdoor terraces as part of post-COVID economic strategy

Saying they want to help restaurant owners and local businesses increase their capacity during the COVID-19 recovery period, officials with the City of Laval have announced a new pilot project that will allow restauranteurs and retailers to temporarily enlarge outdoor terraces and open-air commercial spaces. According to the city, merchants and other business owners...

Laval businessman fined more than $143,000 for evading provincial tax

Revenu Québec said on Tuesday that a Laval business owner and two transport logistics companies he owns have been fined $143,066.41 after being found guilty of taking part in a scheme to avoid paying provincial taxes. Thierry Millet, 53, who is listed in the Quebec government business registry as...

Health Canada warns again about risky hand sanitizers

Health Canada has issued yet another advisory telling Canadians that some hand sanitizers made with ethanol or denaturants that are not acceptable for use in hand sanitizers may pose health risks. The federal agency notes that denaturants are added to ethanol to make it unfit for human consumption, and therefore to discourage the unintentional...

Hours for COVID-19 clinical testing extended

All activities bringing together more than 250 persons are cancelled until further notice
Officials with the CISSS de Laval say that the daily schedule for going in to be tested for COVID-19 infection has been expanded at two diagnostic clinics, where service will now be available from 8 am to 8 pm seven days a week. One of the clinics is located...

Victims of sexual assault encouraged to come forward

On September 13, 2019 the Laval Police Service (SPL) arrested 23-year-old Alexandre Bernard for sexual assault on a minor and incitement to sexual contact. The accused may have had other victims and the SPL would like to contact them. Facts: His way of operating and captivating minors is almost...

Front-door boarding and fare payments spell gradual return to normal at the STL

The Société de transport de Laval says it wants to inform public transit users that effective August 1, and gradually thereafter, it will begin reinstating front-door boarding on buses, as well as collecting and validating fares. Making sure buses are safeStarting August 1, most STL buses will be outfitted with a protective shield around...

Health Canada advises against using and selling two ‘Baby’s Journey’ infant napper products

Health Canada said on Thursday that it has identified two inclined sleeping products sold between 2016 and 2018, now potentially circulating on the second-hand market, that do not meet the safety requirements for bassinets under the federal agency's Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations (CCBR). The products involved are:

CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée workers hold memorial for COVID-19 dead

Unionized employees at CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée held a memorial on Wednesday morning for the more than 100 residents at the long-term care home who have died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic more than four months ago. CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée has consistently been among the long-term care facilities in Quebec that recorded the highest...

Archeological dig for historical artefacts in Sainte-Rose begins

The City of Laval announced on Wednesday that it is starting an official inventory of historically significant items expected to be found during an archeological excavation being undertaken in Sainte-Rose around Sainte-Rose-de-Lima church and the nearby Berge des Baigneurs, both of which were once part of the centre of the Village of Sainte-Rose. The...

STL supports face masks on buses, while waiting for Quebec to make it official

With ridership rising every week during the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Société de transport de Laval says it wants to remind transit users that complying with public health directives has become paramount - including the mandatory wearing of masks on buses. For now, the STL, like all public transit authorities, is...

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