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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.

The two sitting members of Laval city council’s opposition party, Action Laval, invited friends, political allies and the media to a gathering at city hall last Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the first official opposition office ever at city hall.

Laval mayor Marc Demers has decided to take the plunge and move forward with the development of Place Bell. The city’s $120 million multi-purpose arena/amphitheatre project was started by former mayor Gilles Vaillancourt, but was briefly placed on hold following Demers’s election last November.

Congratulations to the U-11F-AA Chomedey Blizzards in winning Gold in the 2014 ARS LAVAL NATIONAL Tournament held at the Bois-de-Boulogne Soccer Complex Feb. 14th-16th.

As I write this we are still awaiting the fortunes of Canada’s men’s and women’s hockey teams as well as other Olympic events that we are favored to medal in.

The Mouvement lavallois, which swept former mayor Gilles Vaillancourt’s scandal-plagued Parti PRO from office last November, got its first taste this week of how it feels to be in the hot-seat, as news spread about a raid last June at the home of ML city councillor for Sainte-Dorothée Ray Khalil’s father. Georges Khalil faces charges of trafficking in “shisha,” an imported tobacco product that is popular among persons of Middle East origin.

A Montreal-based company that manufactures high-value metal elements with the help of a Laval research facility is being loaned $4 million interest-free by the federal government to purchase start-up equipment for a facility in Quebec’s Gaspésie region that will produce a high-quality base ingredient that is usually used for making aluminum.

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