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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

Laval-des-Rapides city councillor Pierre Anthian wants to transform the business area one of his district’s main streets, Cartier Blvd. West, into “Promenade Cartier,” a rejuvenated commercial artery that would be an ideal setting for musicians, artists and poets, as well for pedestrians, business people and local merchants.

Laval’s public transit agency is setting two ambitious goals for itself over the next eight years – to increase ridership 40 per cent, while reducing output of greenhouse gas emissions by 25 per cent.

The Action Laval opposition faction in Laval city council is raising questions about a computer software system the Société de Transport de Laval agreed to purchase for less than $1 million three years ago but whose cost has soared since then by 74 per cent.

Laval residents who are fans of soccer – especially Italian football – got a rare chance to meet one of Italy’s greatest living players last week when former AC Milan and Italian national team defenseman Gennaro Gattuso paid a visit to Laval City Hall.

On Monday, March 17th, the mayor of Laval, Marc Demers, and the president of the Commission scolaire de Laval (CSDL), Louise Lortie, concluded negotiations for the construction of four new elementary schools and the enlargement of two existing schools in Laval.

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.

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