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.
The Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Laval (CSSSL) is proud to announce that the Laval integrated cancer treatment centre (Centre intégré de cancérologie, or CICL) has been named a finalist for the Prix d’excellence de l’administration publique du Québec in the health and social services category. These awards are presented by the Institut d’administration publique de Québec, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the excellence of public administration in Québec.
Laval’s disgraced former mayor Gilles Vaillancourt appeared in court on October 1 alongside his 36 fellow defendants in the city’s corruption scandal. Trial coordinating judge Gilles Garneau set the preliminary hearing for next summer, from June 30 up until August 29.
Previously the SPVM’s number two man heading operations, it will be interesting to see how Brochet’s admittedly extensive experience will help him in Laval’s unfamiliar territory. Whatever challenges may present themselves, Brochet seems eager to take the bull by the horns.
Following an announcement last week of the slate of candidates the Mouvement lavallois will be running for the municipal election on Nov. 3 in Laval’s western districts, ML leader Marc Demers was asked where his party stands with regard to the PQ government’s controversial Charter of Quebec Values.
Claire Lebel, who has been the Laval city councillor for Concorde/Bois-de-Boulogne for the past four years, has decided to take a leap of faith and run for mayor under the banner of the Option Laval municipal party.
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.