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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.

Ten boys aged 13 to 15 years were arrested on Thursday at their Laval homes as part of a police investigation into the distribution of child pornography materials. All were expected to be arraigned in youth court. They face charges of producing, possessing and distributing child pornography materials.

Daycare owner Christina Strigas says when she heard the crash, she raced out of her office to see a car parked inside the classroom. (CBC)

Laval residents can rest easy when turning on the tap as the city’s water treatment plants have far surpassed industry norms for the second consecutive year. Highest honors were awarded by Réseau Environnement to the Pont-Viau and Sainte-Rose drinking water treatment centers. Both municipalities received a 5 star certification in the coalition’s Excellence in Drinking Water Program (PEXEP).

Members of Pas de tours dans ma cour (loosely translated as 'no high-rises in my backyard) picketed in front of City Hall on October 3 in the hopes that city council, which gathered for its last meeting prior to next month’s municipal elections, would put an end to the development project for two condominium towers near the Commodore marina in Pont-Viau.

The final Laval city council meeting prior to the November 3 election took place at City Hall on Thursday, October 3, and was an odd mixture of demonstrations, tearful goodbyes and regular business. But a last-minute resolution proposed by councillor Jacques St-Jean caused a fair bit of commotion during the evening, prompting the council to suspend the proceeding on two occasions for backroom discussions.

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