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.
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.
In view of the general elections coming up in Québec, the Chief Electoral Officer would like to inform you that complete information on the election period is available on the Web site of the Institution.