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Ottawa introduces new measures to speed up immigration processing times

Trudeau gov’t hopes to stimulate economic recovery, while changing ministry practices Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser has announced new measures, which...

City opens contact point for info on Ukraine war relief

The City of Laval has announced that it has opened a special contact point dedicated to answering residents’ questions on how they can help...
Laurier School Board showcases 2017-2018 budget overview

SWLSB asks Quebec to let Ukrainian refugee children attend English schools

The Council of Commissioners of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board (SWLSB) issued a statement late last week saying it was appealing to the...

Legault government’s immigration stance flies in the face of labour shortage

‘The economic consequences are significant,’ warns Conseil du Patronat’s Karl Blackburn The CEO of the Quebec business community’s most influential employers’ lobby group says he...

Federal Immigration’s Sean Fraser welcomes newcomers, but insists Quebec can act freely

‘We need to embrace immigration,’ he says, although province ‘will make its own decision’ Although federal Immigration Minister Sean Fraser insists Quebec is entirely within...

President of the United States Joe Biden to visit Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday that President of the United States Joe Biden will visit Canada on March 23 to 24. According to...

City adopts major framework for immigration and ethnic diversity

Council’s new five-year action plan will run from 2023-2028 The City of Laval’s first action plan and framework for immigration and ethnocultural diversity, which was...

Ottawa plans to boost economic recovery through immigration

But Quebec will set its own immigration levels, under a separate accord Federal Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino tabled the Trudeau government’s latest...
Laval-Les Îles Liberal Fayçal El-Khoury wins a second term

El-Khoury to focus on affordable housing and seniors’ needs this year

When asked earlier this week about his political intentions in the coming year, Laval-Les Îles Liberal MP Fayçal El-Khoury told the Laval News that,...

Laval holds its first-ever summit on diversity and ethnocultural inclusion

Work still needed to achieve equality, suggests city manager Jacques Ulysse For the first time in its 56-year history, the City of Laval held a...