Wednesday November 26 2014
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End draws near for Quebec’s CLD network

End draws near for Quebec’s CLD network

"At the end of the day, the reason why we are going this way is that we want to delegate to the MRCs, to the regions and to the larger cities control of their own economic development.” says Jacques Daoust, the Liberal government’s Economic Development Minister

Quebec pins hopes on all-electric school bus unveiled in Laval

Quebec pins hopes on all-electric school bus unveiled in Laval

Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti is seen here connecting the all-electric school bus for recharging with Mille-Îles Liberal MNA Francine Charbonneau and Minister of Sustainable Development David Heurtel.

Laval focuses on economic picture

Laval focuses on economic picture

‘No effort will be spared to keep taxes low with the quality of services high,’ Mayor Marc Demers says, reporting on the city’s financial situation

Laval Biotech Centre spreads the welcome mat for Quebec officials

Laval Biotech Centre spreads the welcome mat for Quebec officials

The CQIB maintains it has helped 48 science- and technology-based businesses get started, including Bio-K + Pharma Inc.

Laval Road cyclist Joëlle Numainville wins ‘Athletic Excellence’ bursary

Laval Road cyclist Joëlle Numainville wins ‘Athletic Excellence’ bursary

Laval cycling champ Joëlle Numainville, right, accepted a $5,000 Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence bursary from Sandy Vassiadis, director of corporate communications at Saputo.

Laval-Les Îles  NDP Pilon traumatized by terrorist shooting

Laval-Les Îles NDP Pilon traumatized by terrorist shooting

MP was caught in middle of incident

While Laval’s school children put their studies aside and went on summer break beginning earlier this week, at least one of the area’s schools staged a joyful pre-vacation school yard party earlier in June.

Students and staff at Terry Fox Elementary School on des Lacasse Ave. in Auteuil were presented on June 19 with the “Green Schools, Green Futures Award” for the Quebec region by representatives from Tree Canada and FedEx Express Canada in recognition of the school’s efforts to promote environmental sustainability.

In an example of initiative not always seen among grade school students, the pupils of Crestview Elementary School on Devonshire Ave.

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Foundation’s Lobster Mania, which took place at the Embassy Plaza on June 12, raised $24,395 which will help pay for special projects and educational materials over th

Communicating grievances to Laval’s mayor and city councillors was a little harder than usual during the May 5 council meeting given that more than 100 unionized municipal recreation service employees were demonstrating outside to protest the fact they’ve been without a contract with the city for the past two years.

The City of Laval’s main economic development agency, Laval Technopole, has added an important new contact to a growing list of international connections potentially interested in doing business in the city’s industrial sector.

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