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Construction begins on Place Bell

Construction begins on Place Bell

Mayor Marc Demers announces the beginning of construction of Place Bell at Laval City Hall on Oct. 6.

Laval Firehall open house draws kids and parents

Laval Firehall open house draws kids and parents

Moms, dads and children pose for a photo for the Laval News at the Laval Fire Department’s No. 6 firehall on 35th Ave. in Laval-Ouest during the open house held on Oct. 5.

Immigration Minister Weil helps launch intercultural week in Laval

Immigration Minister Weil helps launch intercultural week in Laval

Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil, Laval-des-Rapides Liberal MNA Saul Polo, Alfred-Pellan NDP MP Rosane Doré-Lefebvre and Entraide Pont-Viau director Claire Le Bel were among the many people who turned out for a celebration for the launch of a week-long celebration of intercultural understanding at the Entraide on Oct. 4.

National Caregivers Week is Nov. 2 - 8

National Caregivers Week is Nov. 2 - 8

From the left, Mariette Chalifoux, president of the board of L’Appui Laval, Mayor Marc Demers and Mille-Îles Liberal MNA Francine Charbonneau who is Minister for Seniors.

PILE program to help provide family services in Laval

PILE program to help provide family services in Laval

Centre jeunesse, CSSS have new working system known by the acronym PILE.

Verbal jousting during October Laval council meeting

Verbal jousting during October Laval council meeting

Mayor Marc Demers responds to residents’ questions during the Oct. 6 Laval city council meeting.

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

It’s been more than 30 years since the City of Laval first started inviting pre-teens to come to City Hall and learn first-hand what the mayor and the 21 councillors do there.

The first public meeting of Laval city council on Nov. 18 since the municipal election saw newly-elected mayor Marc Demers confronted with one of the first issues his administration will have to deal with – Laval’s flood zones.

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