Wednesday September 17 2014
The Laval News, Laval's English newspaper since 1993 - Journal anglais à Laval depuis 1993.
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Laval sued for $64 million by jilted developers

Laval sued for $64 million by jilted developers

‘Governing from the point of view of interest groups is never a good idea,’ says leader of Action Laval opposition party

Thousands attend the popular

Thousands attend the popular "Fête Familiale" in Laval

What would a big outdoor family event be without some face painting? The event this year was held at the Berge aux Quatre-Vents overlooking the Rivière des Mille Îles in Laval Ouest,

Chomedey U9-FA girls finish first

Chomedey U9-FA girls finish first

The players were Elizabeth Victoria Cote, Jenna D'Orazio, Alexia Hatzinikolaou, Anthoula Maria Kalamatianos, Ioanna Katravas, Eva Liakakos, Marina Mastrantonis, Stacie Merkousis, Julia Minassian, Sofia Nikilidakis and Marina Zarife.

Laval urged to fill Urgences Santé gap with EMS

Laval urged to fill Urgences Santé gap with EMS

Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Stavrakakis of Chomedey, a public safety professional, thinks Laval could improve First Response service by starting its own EMS department

Société de Transport de Laval website pursues ‘real time’ efficiency

Société de Transport de Laval website pursues ‘real time’ efficiency

Kevin Machabée, the STL’s Technological Development and Innovations Consultant, explains aspects of the transit agency’s revamped website during an official launch held on June 19.

Laval's Souvenir Elementary end-of-year party

Laval's Souvenir Elementary end-of-year party

Half-covered in cotton conday, Souvenir Elementary School parent Kasia Hicks really got into her task as a volunteer during the end-of-year fun day.

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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