Tuesday September 2 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.

There was an overall decline of criminal activities in Laval last year, although there was an increase in crimes of certain types including homicides, common assaults and extortions, according to a statistical report released last week by the Laval Police Department.

As January is darkest and coldest time of the year in eastern Canada, some people find it can be a real downer. But in Laval there is an antidote that others have come to look forward to – the annual winter carnival known as Sainte-Rose en Blanc.

After rejecting a resolution tabled by an independent city councillor that would ban smoking near the entrances of Laval’s arenas, Mayor Marc Demers says he will introduce a similar motion to ban smoking outside all of Laval’s public buildings during city council’s February meeting.

Laval-Les Îles NDP MP François Pilon plans to table a petition in the House of Commons signed by hundreds of Laval residents,asking that Public Safety Minister Steve Blaney use Interpol to intervene with Mexican police to determine the whereabouts of a Laval man who has been missing in Mexico since last March.

Having rejected a motion to postpone the planned relocations of Laval Senior High School and Laurier Junior High School for at least a year, a majority of commissioners at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board have voted to proceed with implementation of the first phase of the plan at the end of the current school year.

Laval residential property owners will see their tax rate frozen in 2014 for the second year running. According to the city’s latest budget, residents who are 65 years of age and older will be entitled to board STL buses free of charge next year.

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