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Sainte-Rose daycare bus crash driver sent to trial

More than a year after the bus crash incident at a Sainte-Rose daycare in which two children were killed and a half-dozen others were seriously injured, the driver at the wheel has been ordered...

Preliminary enquiry begins into February 2023 Sainte-Rose daycare bus crash

A preliminary inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the deadly February 2023 Sainte-Rose daycare bus crash in which two pre-school children died got underway earlier this week. Former STL bus driver Pierre Ny St-Amand, who has...

Man leads LPD on wild chase through Laval at the wheel of a backhoe

A man who allegedly stole a construction backhoe and led the Laval Police and the Sûreté du Québec on a chase through the City of Laval's industrial sector was finally arrested after driving into...

Recent raid in Laval nets major haul of methamphetamine, says RCMP

As part of an investigation that led to the seizure in Montreal of more than two million suspected methamphetamine tablets in late February, police from the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) executed a search warrant...
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Police seize $1 million in illegal drugs after raids in Laval, Montreal, Brossard

Warrants executed by police in Laval, Montreal and Brossard last week resulted in the arrest of three suspects and the seizure of close to $1 million worth of illegal narcotics. Two men, aged 49 and...

Laval-based Alimentation Couche-Tard names former PM Stephen Harper to its board

Couche Tard convenience stores, which has long been headquartered in Laval, announced earlier this week that former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been appointed to its board of directors effective immediately. "We are...

Pont-Viau beauty spa sprayed with gunfire

Avanti Le SPA, a women’s beauty spa with locations in Laval’s Pont-Viau district as well as in Montreal, was sprayed with bullets overnight from March 15-16, shortly after a car dealership was also attacked...

Coach Tony Polito leads Riverains M15-AA to victory with a formula for success

Hockey Laval adolescent boys’ team clinches 2023-2024 LHLL series championship The Ligue Hockey Laurentides-Lanaudière’s 2023-2024 season has been a fruitful one for Hockey Laval Riverains M15-AA coach Tony Polito, as well as for the young...

500-signature petition demands withdrawal of Samson Blvd. bike path

Action Laval maintains the Samson path should never have been created Action Laval city councillor and interim-leader Archie Cifell, tabled a petition during the March 12 city council meeting, with the signatures of nearly 500...

Mayor reacts to Quebec’s budget 2024-2025

Reacting to the provincial government’s 2024-2025 budget which was released last week, Mayor Stéphane Boyer could scarcely conceal his disappointment, but insisted the city will continue to pursue its priorities. “The current financial situation is...


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