Thursday January 29 2015
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Come one, come all to ‘Laval en Blanc’

Come one, come all to ‘Laval en Blanc’

City of Laval officials, including city councillors Virginie Dufour and Paolo Galati, are extending an open invitation to celebrate Laval’s 50th anniversary over four weekends in February at Laval en Blanc.

Gaétan Barrette says he’s aware anglophone-rights groups fear loss of service, control over hospitals

Gaétan Barrette says he’s aware anglophone-rights groups fear loss of service, control over hospitals

Quebec Health Minister promises solutions for anglophone community

Laval Mayor reacts in council to Moreau’s comments

Laval Mayor reacts in council to Moreau’s comments

‘For whatever reason we might have to increase taxes, when we increase them the citizens are entitled to an explanation,’ says Demers

Officials deem first ‘Laval Winter Classic’ a success

Officials deem first ‘Laval Winter Classic’ a success

Laval’s Centre de la Nature was the setting for the first annual Winter Classic hockey tournament.

Newsfirst Multimedia celebrates 2000 editions

Newsfirst Multimedia celebrates 2000 editions

Milestone event marked by community leaders

Mérite sportif pays homage to Laval’s top athletes

Mérite sportif pays homage to Laval’s top athletes

Bronze medal winner Raffi Eremian, 11, and his gymnastics coach Adrian Balan are seen here with Sports Laval president Pierre Gervais, far left, the evening’s special guest, tennis great Stéphanie Dubois, and Laval executive-committee vice-president David De Cotis.

Laval’s public transit agency is setting two ambitious goals for itself over the next eight years – to increase ridership 40 per cent, while reducing output of greenhouse gas emissions by 25 per cent.

The Action Laval opposition faction in Laval city council is raising questions about a computer software system the Société de Transport de Laval agreed to purchase for less than $1 million three years ago but whose cost has soared since then by 74 per cent.

Laval residents who are fans of soccer – especially Italian football – got a rare chance to meet one of Italy’s greatest living players last week when former AC Milan and Italian national team defenseman Gennaro Gattuso paid a visit to Laval City Hall.

On Monday, March 17th, the mayor of Laval, Marc Demers, and the president of the Commission scolaire de Laval (CSDL), Louise Lortie, concluded negotiations for the construction of four new elementary schools and the enlargement of two existing schools in Laval.

During a press conference held at City Hall on March 18, Laval mayor Marc Demers announced the new evaluation for construction costs of Place Bell to be closer to 200 million dollars than the previously estimated 150 million dollars, a whopping 33% increase.

Laval mayor Marc Demers is adamant about moving forward with the Place Bell project, despite the significant increase in estimated costs that was announced during the March 18th press conference at City Hall.

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