Laval has put the brakes on the renaming of Aréna Saint-François in honour of former long-time city councillor Jacques St-Jean.
The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has inaugurated its new Level 3 laboratory (CL3), which propels research on numerous pathogens. CL3 will enable research teams to handle pathogens of concern to public health in Quebec and around the world, such as SARS-CoV-2, West Ni…
Almost four in 10 Laval high school students (38.4%) have experienced at least one form of psychological, physical or sexual violence in their romantic relationships, and a similar proportion (39.3%) have been victims of violence at school or on the way to school, or of cyberbullying.
A report on the best way forward for a post-pandemic Laval has been completed, the first step in the mandate of Stéphane Boyer, who was tasked by outgoing Mayor Marc Demers to oversee the city’s recovery.
The city is offering a subsidy of up to $1000 for homeowners to replace their oil heating system with one powered exclusively by electricity or renewable energy.
The very dynamic Sandra El-Helou, Laval city councillor for District 12 Souvenir-Labelle, stepped up recently to serve 100 hot meals to a local seniors home.
Premier François Legault’s appointment of Environment Minister Benoit Charette as Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism was met with both fanfare and criticism; some seeing validation of the issue’s seriousness, and others seeing the opposite.
Eric Girard’s 2021 budget got a thumbs up from the province’s third largest city, Laval Mayor Marc Demers citing the various initiatives announced for Laval to help stimulate the city’s development and growth post-pandemic.
Laval is continuing to acquire agricultural land as part of its two-year-old consolidation strategy. Since 2018, 167 lots have been acquired by the city and more are to come.
Paola Cacopardo is one happy lady these days. The co-owner, along with Gilles Geoffrion, of the five Céramic Café locations in Quebec celebrated the formal reopening for sit-down customers last Friday. This included the spot on St. Martin Blvd., open since 2000.
’ASSEZ C’EST ASSEZ!’...ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!’ was the theme of the packed press conference last Friday at the Sky Complex where Quebec restaurant association president Peter Sergakis, Quebec bar association president Renaud Lapointe and famed restaurateur Eric Luksenberg called on Premier Legaul…
In its 23rd annual awards ceremony, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation named former Governor General Julie Payette as its big winner of a Teddy, a pig-shaped award given annually by the CTF to government’s worst waste offenders.
Spring is here, and that means flood watch. The city of Laval says it’s ready with its response plan any spring flooding of the rivière des Prairies et rivière des Mille Îles.