Author: Jade Baril

Teachers of Collège Montmorency declared a strike for climate justice today, and gathered close to the main door of the establishment, the one overlooking De l’Avenir Boulevard, to express their dissatisfaction. “The climate crisis is not very present in the electoral campaign and we find that a little disturbing,” underlines Amélie Therrien, president of the Syndicat des enseignantes et enseignants du cégep Montmorency (SEECM). “It’s a must to mobilize collectively in order to respond to this lack of political will.” Some SEECM members were already in front of the CEGEP at 7 o’clock. “For the teachers of Collège Montmorency, the…

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Hardy, Lionel-Gauthier and Budapest streets, as well as a part of Abbé-Desrosiers have been plunged into darkness since the end of winter. The situation is concerning for residents of that sector of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, located in the southeast quadrant of Concorde Boulevard and Joly Street. Without News In mid-March, Isabelle Dunn, who lives near the St-Vincent-de-Paul cemetery, noticed the streetlights on her street, and those in the neighbouring streets were no longer working. After a month, Dunn made a first request to the 311 Service, which was unsuccessful. Her second request sent a month later also turned out to be unsuccessful.…

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Dominique Anglade, leader of the Liberal Party of Quebec, was at the Centre de la nature, in Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, during Family Day, yesterday. In the middle of the afternoon, the 48-year-old woman went to meet Laval families for nearly an hour. Candidates of her party took advantage of Anglade’s presence to discuss with the members of their riding too. There were many discussions, but most of them were about two major topics affecting families, daycare and needs in the school environment. Many other candidates from different parties were also at the Centre de la nature. However, they didn’t receive the same…

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Firefighters evacuated about 20 people this Sunday, July 17, after a fire started in a residential building located on Cartier Boulevard West, in Laval-des-Rapides. When arriving on site, four minutes after receiving the call, the first unit present could see a significant amount of smoke coming from the brick of the back wall, and that, on three floors. The evacuation having gone well, the firefighters then proceeded to inspect four housing in order to contain the fire. As electricity and water were cut off from the building, 20 citizens were relocated. Damage is limited to the original building, and are…

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The Centre de services scolaire (CSS) de Laval has confirmed to the Courrier Laval its interest in the former Loblaws building, located at 1950, Boulevard de la Concorde Est, in Duvernay. However, this acquisition would still remain just a possibility for the CSS of Laval. “Our requests to the ministry are numerous, and that’s why our CSS must consider many possibilities, including this one,” said Annie Goyette, Deputy Director of the General Secretariat and the Communications Department at the CSS of Laval. The CSS also indicates that the process of acquiring a building can take several months, and includes many steps.…

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In 2016, Loblaws supermarket on Boulevard de la Concorde Est was closing its doors, leaving a huge parking lot and building worth $9.5M, unused or almost. Citizens of Duvernay are complaining about the repercussions of this abandonment on their neighbourhood. Indeed, Roland Martel says that car racing in the parking lot are a common thing. Although there is a noise barrier at the delivery dock, this one is badly positioned, according to the neighbour of the place for past 40 years. Martel filled several complaints to the owners, as well as to the city of Laval, complaining about the noise…

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