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Local news for Laval, QC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | WFAA-TV Dallas

Marijuana supplier named Pot Playboy gets 27 years

A Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada

Wednesday | Examiner.com

House of Jazz Doubles Up to Laval

Laval, Quebec will soon have a House of Jazz to call their own. A world-renowned jazz institution recognized as the platform of choice for jazz artists from around the world, and created by dynamic entrepreneur "extraordinaire", Mr.Georges Durst ; the grand opening of the Laval Restaurant/Cabaret will be on Saturday, September 6th, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Why a Couche-Tard deal to buy a US$16B stake in China's Sinopec Sales likely won't happen

Laval, Que.-based Couche-Tard and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd. are among the suitors short-listed to buy a minority stake in Sinopec Sales, Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: Canada, Internet, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Quebec municipal workers dress down, sticker vehicles over proposed pension reforms

Montreal Police officers are shown on a street in Montreal, Thursday, August 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Canada

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Bangor Daily News

U.S. Border Patrol arrests wanted Rwandan man near Houlton border crossing

A Rwandan man wanted on an active Canada-wide warrant for removal from that country was arrested Sunday after he illegally cross the international border near Houlton.

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Related Topix: Canada

Cape Breton Post

Canada's top-paid mayor broke spending rules on flights, IQ quizzes: audit

Police should investigate audit findings that the mayor of Brampton, Ont., reportedly Canada's highest-paid municipal politician, broke expense rules more than 250 times, including on business-class flights, premium hotel rooms and cellphone IQ quizzes, the city's council voted Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Drugs

Vancouver Sun

Quebec prisoner faces charges after escaping from Montreal-area facility

A aerial view shows the damage caused by a tailings pond breach near the town of Likely, B.C. Tuesday, August, 5, 2014.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The London Free Press

Escaped wife-killer arrested after jail break

The Surete du Quebec is asking the public's help to locate Robert Gaudette, 55, who escaped from Montee Saint-Francois prison in Laval, Que.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canadian diver Jennifer Abel takes silver in 3m at Commonwealth Games

Canadian diver Jennifer Abel won a silver medal on Saturday in the women's three-metre springboard event at the Commonwealth Games.

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Seaway News

Busy summer for task force

CRTF officers netted 35 garbage bags of fine cut tobacco, weighing a total of 471 kilograms, at the Waste Water Treatment plant in Cornwall during the early morning hours of July 12. Micheal Durocher, 29, was apprehended at the scene.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canada's Benfeito and Filion golden in 10M synchro diving at Commonwealth Games

Canadian divers Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion have won gold in the women's synchronized 10-metre platform at the Commonwealth Games.

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CNews

Murderer opened unlocked window to flee Quebec prison, source says

The Surete du Quebec is asking the public's help to locate Robert Gaudette, 55, who escaped from Montee Saint-Francois prison in Laval, Que.

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Related Topix: Canada

GlobalNews

Quebec murderer escapes from minimum security prison in Laval

A manhunt is underway in Quebec after convicted murderer Robert Gaudette escaped from a minimum security federal unit in Laval.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CSP

Super Pantry Couche Tard

LAVAL, Quebec & CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Picking up all 55 Super Pantry convenience stores from Tri Star Marketing Inc., Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. on Tuesday signed a deal to acquire the 51 locations in Illinois and four in Indiana.

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Related Topix: Canada, Champaign, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The London Free Press

Stray cats burned with hot oil north of Montreal

Three stray cats have been found burned with hot oil since winter in Laval, Que., an animal shelter owner says.

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Related Topix: Canada

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Broken elevator in retirement home traps residents

Residence Laval Ouest is a five-storey private retirement home. The elevator inside the building has been out of order for a couple of weeks, meaning residents can't leave their floors.

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CNews

Two huskies sow terror in Montreal suburb

A pair of huskies suspected of killing two cats and seriously injuring a terrier have residents of a ritzy Montreal suburb fearing a child could be next.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBC News

De la Concorde collapse: Victim's wife disappointed with lack of action

Rescue workers survey the site of an overpass that collapsed onto Highway 19 in Laval, Que., on Sept.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Globe and Mail

First came the Laval school

Long before the Calgary school emerged in political science, there was a social science tradition at Laval University that shaped the scholars, students and practitioners who would build modern-day Quebec.

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