Thursday November 20 2014
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End draws near for Quebec’s CLD network

End draws near for Quebec’s CLD network

"At the end of the day, the reason why we are going this way is that we want to delegate to the MRCs, to the regions and to the larger cities control of their own economic development.” says Jacques Daoust, the Liberal government’s Economic Development Minister

Quebec pins hopes on all-electric school bus unveiled in Laval

Quebec pins hopes on all-electric school bus unveiled in Laval

Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti is seen here connecting the all-electric school bus for recharging with Mille-Îles Liberal MNA Francine Charbonneau and Minister of Sustainable Development David Heurtel.

Laval focuses on economic picture

Laval focuses on economic picture

‘No effort will be spared to keep taxes low with the quality of services high,’ Mayor Marc Demers says, reporting on the city’s financial situation

Laval Biotech Centre spreads the welcome mat for Quebec officials

Laval Biotech Centre spreads the welcome mat for Quebec officials

The CQIB maintains it has helped 48 science- and technology-based businesses get started, including Bio-K + Pharma Inc.

Laval Road cyclist Joëlle Numainville wins ‘Athletic Excellence’ bursary

Laval Road cyclist Joëlle Numainville wins ‘Athletic Excellence’ bursary

Laval cycling champ Joëlle Numainville, right, accepted a $5,000 Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence bursary from Sandy Vassiadis, director of corporate communications at Saputo.

Laval-Les Îles  NDP Pilon traumatized by terrorist shooting

Laval-Les Îles NDP Pilon traumatized by terrorist shooting

MP was caught in middle of incident

Laval mayor Marc Demers has decided to take the plunge and move forward with the development of Place Bell. The city’s $120 million multi-purpose arena/amphitheatre project was started by former mayor Gilles Vaillancourt, but was briefly placed on hold following Demers’s election last November.

Congratulations to the U-11F-AA Chomedey Blizzards in winning Gold in the 2014 ARS LAVAL NATIONAL Tournament held at the Bois-de-Boulogne Soccer Complex Feb. 14th-16th.

As I write this we are still awaiting the fortunes of Canada’s men’s and women’s hockey teams as well as other Olympic events that we are favored to medal in.

The Mouvement lavallois, which swept former mayor Gilles Vaillancourt’s scandal-plagued Parti PRO from office last November, got its first taste this week of how it feels to be in the hot-seat, as news spread about a raid last June at the home of ML city councillor for Sainte-Dorothée Ray Khalil’s father. Georges Khalil faces charges of trafficking in “shisha,” an imported tobacco product that is popular among persons of Middle East origin.

A Montreal-based company that manufactures high-value metal elements with the help of a Laval research facility is being loaned $4 million interest-free by the federal government to purchase start-up equipment for a facility in Quebec’s Gaspésie region that will produce a high-quality base ingredient that is usually used for making aluminum.

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.

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