Monday December 22 2014
The Laval News, Laval's English newspaper since 1993 - Journal anglais à Laval depuis 1993.
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Mérite sportif pays homage to Laval’s top athletes

Mérite sportif pays homage to Laval’s top athletes

Bronze medal winner Raffi Eremian, 11, and his gymnastics coach Adrian Balan are seen here with Sports Laval president Pierre Gervais, far left, the evening’s special guest, tennis great Stéphanie Dubois, and Laval executive-committee vice-president David De Cotis.

Laval city council moves to Tuesdays in 2015

Laval city council moves to Tuesdays in 2015

Webcast meetings could begin next year, the City of Laval has made a call for tenders for the webcasting contract.

Souvenir Elementary School Wins $20,000 in Books

Souvenir Elementary School Wins $20,000 in Books

Carmela Sacco, Principal at SES, described their library as “rather limited in respect to our total student population, therefore an opportunity to obtain more books is always a wonderful gift for our school.”

Activities announced for Laval’s 50th anniversary

Activities announced for Laval’s 50th anniversary

‘People are proud of their Laval identity and they want to show it by seizing this opportunity that we are offering them to become involved,’ says Mayor Marc Demers

El-Khoury snags Laval-Les Îles Liberal nomination

El-Khoury snags Laval-Les Îles Liberal nomination

‘Let’s go together. Let’s be united. Unity is the beauty of the Liberal Party of Canada,’ says winner of hotly contested race

Electoral Chaos at Laval-Les-Iles Liberal nomination

Electoral Chaos at Laval-Les-Iles Liberal nomination

Lack of organization enabled multiple voting

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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