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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.

Laval's Terry Fox Elementary wins ‘Green Futures’ award

Laval's Terry Fox Elementary wins ‘Green Futures’ award

School receives $1,000 and plaque attesting to awareness of sustainability

Laval's Crestview gives to Montreal Children’s Hospital

Laval's Crestview gives to Montreal Children’s Hospital

We would like to encourage these children to continue fundraising for the Children’s Hospital,’ says MCH foundation official

Lobster Mania’ raises $24,395 for SWLSB

Lobster Mania’ raises $24,395 for SWLSB

‘I look forward to this event that ends the school year on such a festive note,’ says SWLSB chairman Nick Milas

Steve Bletas running for SWLSB chairmanship

Steve Bletas running for SWLSB chairmanship

On Nov. 2, eligible members of the public will be voting not only for a school board commissioner, but also for a chairman of the board

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.

Considering the amount of interest Laval residents showed when they turned out in great numbers last month for their city council’s first public meeting following the Nov. 2 election, the turnout for the December council meeting was surprisingly low.

For their last meeting of the year, the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board’s commissioners had to deal with angry parents concerned about two widely different issues.

Parents of children attending Hillcrest Academy were outraged to learn that the husband of a long-time third-grade teacher had been arrested outside the elementary school on November 27, for breach

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