Members of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Foundation board, along with Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board officials and personnel, say “thumbs up” to the $36,635 raised for the SWLSB during the Rhapsody Orchestra gala held at the Château Royal on Jan. 22.
Students and staff at Terry Fox Elementary School on des Lacasse Ave. in Auteuil were presented on June 19 with the “Green Schools, Green Futures Award” for the Quebec region by representatives from Tree Canada and FedEx Express Canada in recognition of the school’s efforts to promote environmental sustainability.
Communicating grievances to Laval’s mayor and city councillors was a little harder than usual during the May 5 council meeting given that more than 100 unionized municipal recreation service employees were demonstrating outside to protest the fact they’ve been without a contract with the city for the past two years.
The City of Laval’s main economic development agency, Laval Technopole, has added an important new contact to a growing list of international connections potentially interested in doing business in the city’s industrial sector.
The City of Laval’s protective services division swore in 21 new police officers, promoted many others to higher ranks, and honored officers and citizens for courageous acts over the past year during a ceremony held on May 13 at Laval’s Maison des arts.