While the human toll has been immeasurable in Laval, where some 500 people have died as a result of COVID-19, The city is pegging the financial cost of the COVID-19 pandemic at $60.4 million.
As the number of COVID infections passes 5200 and the death toll continues to climb beyond 530 citizens in Quebec’s third largest city, the city of Laval is distributing 250,000 masks to vulnerable residents, as it begins to reopen some municipal facilities.
The city is reminding property owners that they have a delay for the first and second payment of their 2020 taxes until September 1. As for transfer taxes (welcome taxes) and additional property taxes, invoices will not be sent before that date, as announced earlier this year by the administ…
With their long-held credo that the best playroom is the one covered only by the sky and treetops, the 4-H clubs of Quebec are offering families video capsules to help inform children about the natural world around them as they experience a prolonged period of their lives indoors.
As a huge fan of the Netflix hit show Fauda, I was very excited last week to access a special Zoom broadcast featuring Alaa Daka. He played the key role of Bashar in the third season, which is still streaming.
Laval resident Sammy Reda, a parent of two students, makes his living manufacturing auto parts. Business at OEM Industries has continued throughout the pandemic. In the wake of COVID-19, he and some partners recently created an entity called Frontline to sell face shields. Before the product…
The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming people’s lifestyles and the way businesses work, with the buying local concept now gaining ground. The city’s executive committee is exploiting that sentiment with a resolution to award a $70,000 grant to the Chomedey-based Centre québécois d’innovation …
The Société de transport de Laval (STL) is gradually resuming new measures to increase activities with a plan to protect its users and employees in accordance with the recommendations from the CNESST and provincial public health agency.
Montreal singer-songwriter Ari Skye released her second single and video Look Into My Eyes last week, the 16 year-old singing sensation taking her powerful vocals and soulful artistry to a new production filmed right in Saint-Leonard by Marco Iammatteo.
Who does not miss going out for a delicious meal? It is hard to tell when we will be able to do that again at a restaurant. In the meantime, those restaurateurs who have been able to organize a take-out and delivery service are managing to at least maintain a presence on the scene.
Michelle Toledano is the new Head of School at the Azrieli Schools of Talmud Torah and Herzliah High, effective July 1.