Author: Jimmy Lajoie-Boucher

For its second edition, the contest Sur la route des meilleurs casse-croûte, held by the food distribution company Lester’s, awarded the first place to Patate 2000. The establishment, located on the southern service of Highway 440, is therefore awarded the title of best snack bar in Quebec. The Courrier Laval News spoke with the lucky winner and owner of the restaurant, George Polichronis. “Dad and I started together,” Polichronis proudly shared. “We bought the snack bar in 1988.” The man, who stood out from his colleagues, was awarded the prize, disputed between 285 businesses. Patate 2000 collected, by the same…

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Someone from the public informed the Courrier Laval News about the participation of Andréanne Fiola, Parti québécois (PQ) candidate in the riding of Laval-des-Rapides, in a pornographic film.  This 12-minute production featuring two women and a man was put online in June 2021 on Pornhub’s website, while the 22-year-old aspiring deputy was campaigning at the municipal level for Parti Laval – Team Michel Trottier, as candidate in Laval-des-Rapides’s riding. Reached by phone, Fiola, shaken, first denied the facts, and claimed not to have given her approval for the said video, before falling back on her lawyer. Still, the photos are…

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The Association pour le Transport Collectif de Laval (ATCL) lengthens the requests for the elections. Between a new metro line and the extension of the existing one, the organization has major projects for Laval residents. Elections are always an opportunity for the various organizations to send their grievances to the parties presenting themselves. The ATCL is no exception to the rule. The OBNL (non-profit organisation) has sent a press release in which appears an exhaustive list of its demands for the next mandate. “We want the candidates of the six ridings to learn about the projects we’re defending, and commit…

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The month of September promotes buying local. Yet, to buy local, you first must be able to identify the origin of the products, and then, have the means to pay for those products. After looking into the matter, the Courrier Laval News reveals it’s more difficult than it seems. For the past few months, all politicians and merchants have been telling consumers the importance of buying local. With inflation and labour shortage crises, made worse by the pandemic, every country is promoting local consumption. However, it can be very hard to properly identify, especially in grocery stores, the origin of…

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