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New Trudeau budget has fixes for grocery prices, dental bills and new green economy

‘We’re working on affordability,’ says Liberal cabinet’s Rodriguez, point man for Quebec There are three points to be remembered in the new federal budget tabled...

Ottawa, Quebec, Laval mark progress on rejuvenated Val-Martin housing project

Redevelopment includes 235 new units and renovations to 124 existing ones On March 10, elected officials from three levels of government celebrated the completion of a...

Social and affordable housing go up against the ‘perfect storm’

‘We need more,’ but we’re building less, Mille-Îles PLQ MNA Dufour warns Virginie Dufour calls it the “perfect storm.” According to the Quebec Liberal Party’s critic...
Make ‘web giants’ responsible for hatred, says Pablo Rodriguez

Ottawa unveils triple-headed strategy to soothe average Canadian’s inflation pain

Quebec Lieutenant Pablo Rodriguez defends new approach – and mounting Liberal spending As families in Quebec and other areas of Canada increasingly feel the pinch...

Laval may soon have a property speculation tax, following Housing Summit

It’s ‘necessary to tax undesirable forms of behavior,’ says Mayor Stéphane Boyer Taxing property speculators who buy land and wait for it to increase in...

Laval and Longueuil mayors announce ‘Housing Summit’ in August

Two of Quebec’s largest cities unite to draw attention to looming crisis Laval mayor Stéphane Boyer and Longueuilmayor Catherine Fournier offered a glimpse last Monday...

Interest rates, affordability and availability pose challenges

Half of non-homeowners unlikely to enter housing market, says new CPA study Despite historically being one of the top life goals for Canadians, the prospect of...

Stéphane Boyer joins mayors saying homelessness must be tackled

Laval’s mayor was at Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ annual conference Politicians from across Canada, including the City of Laval, spent a recent weekend in Regina,...

Liberals commit to making housing more affordable across Canada

Ahmed Hussen feels certain Ottawa is well-positioned to meet targets by 2024 Federal Minister of Housing, Diversity and Inclusion Ahmed Hussen says he is confident...

Work starts on new social housing project for low-income single moms in Laval

Twenty-three new units to be built on Dumouchel Ave. near city’s centre Laval-area officials from the federal, provincial and municipal governments gathered with local community...