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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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 COVID-19 pandemic. Robert Bourassa. On this 50th anniversary of his election, you can’t help but wonder how much better he would have handled this...

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 virus next fall, questions are being raised as to the approach that should be taken – with economic recovery paramount in many people’s minds.

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 of awarding a contract worth $344,465 to the firm Équipe Laurence for the preparation of plans and diagrams to serve in the construction of the city’s first...

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 Skeete announced that two persons and one organization deserved special mention for their outstanding volunteerism in the Laval region. The recipients were Louis Raymond...

Demers takes heat over delayed fallout from aborted ‘Commodore’ project

City agrees to $13.7 million settlement to resolve jilted developers’ lawsuit “When the chickens come home to roost” is an old saying, meaning roughly that actions taken by someone in the past come back to haunt them and they have to deal with the consequences. On the defensive

Laval News Volume 28-10

The current issue of the Laval News volume 28-10 published May 13th, 2020,(Click on the image to read the paper.) Current issue of the Laval News volume 28-10 published May 13th, 2020.

STL to increase bus service as COVID-19 pandemic recedes

The Société de transport de Laval (STL) says it is ready to take on the challenges lying ahead as deconfinement is set to gradually begin and activities resume under a climate of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To guide the implementation of new measures, the STL says it...

PLQ announces Dominique Anglade as party’s new leader

Liberal MNA for Saint-Henri/Sainte-Anne Dominique Anglade, has won the race for the Quebec Liberal Party's leadership. The Quebec Liberal Party's executive-committee announced on Monday that, following the withdrawal of Alexandre Cusson from the PLQ's leadership race, Dominique Anglade (who was the only other contender) has been declared the winner and is now the...

Laval COVID-19 death toll hits 387, says CISSS

The CISSS de Laval reports that as of Monday May 11, 387 persons in Laval had died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, while there were 4,233 confirmed cases of infection, 128 people in hospital, 23 people in intensive care, and 1,739 persons who recovered. CISSS de Laval has broken down...

Restrictions eased for caregiver visits to CHSLDs in Laval

Beginning on May 11, it will be possible for a caregiver with a close relationship to someone living in a CHSLD to provide help and support for that person in a long-term care residence within the CISSS de Laval network. The CISSS de Laval is easing some restrictions on caregivers to allow them...


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