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Pierre Anthian envisions downtown LdR as ‘Promenade Cartier’

Pierre Anthian envisions downtown LdR as ‘Promenade Cartier’

Laval city councillor for Laval-des-Rapides Pierre Anthian plans to present his idea for the new Promenade Cartier to Mayor Marc Demers at city hall.

STL wants to boost ridership 40 per cent in next eight years

STL wants to boost ridership 40 per cent in next eight years

The STL’s fleet of buses will soon be rebranded with new logos and markings like this one at the transit agency’s main garage.

STL software cost soars 74 per cent

STL software cost soars 74 per cent

City blames former council for overrun

Italian soccer association to offer coach training at the Centre sportif Bois-de-Boulogne de Laval.

Italian soccer association to offer coach training at the Centre sportif Bois-de-Boulogne de Laval.

The visit by Gennaro Gattuso, now one of the world’s top soccer trainers, makes it official

Laval To Build Four New  Elementary Schools By 2018

Laval To Build Four New Elementary Schools By 2018

“Laval has one of the highest birth rates in the province of Quebec, and our schools are overflowing,” mentioned mayor Demers.

Surprise! Place Bell Construction Cost 33% Higher Than Originally Estimated

Surprise! Place Bell Construction Cost 33% Higher Than Originally Estimated

“Despite the increase in costs, none of the major players (Evenko, Bell, and l’Arena des Canadiens Inc.) have increased their contribution to the project,” declared Jean-Claude Gobé, special councilor for the Opposition.

During a press conference held at City Hall on March 18, Laval mayor Marc Demers announced the new evaluation for construction costs of Place Bell to be closer to 200 million dollars than the previously estimated 150 million dollars, a whopping 33% increase.

Laval mayor Marc Demers is adamant about moving forward with the Place Bell project, despite the significant increase in estimated costs that was announced during the March 18th press conference at City Hall.

Laval mayor Marc Demers has answered his city council critics who claim he’s been appointing only friends and allies to the boards of municipal agencies like Laval Technopole as well as to the committees of city council.

Officials at Centre du Sablon, the leading community centre for fitness and leisure activities in Chomedey, are thinking of expanding their existing recreational soccer program with a new program for those who might want their children to take part in soccer more competitively.

As part of a commitment made during the municipal election last November to improve communications between city councillors and residents, councillors with the Mouvement lavallois, which has 17 of Laval city council’s 21 seats, are starting to hold local monthly meetings.

Aline Dib, the Laval city councillor for Saint-Martin, says traffic problems like speeding are an issue she hears about quite often from her district’s residents.

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