MONTREAL, June 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - NATIONAL Public Relations
announces that it officially informed the City of Laval today of its
intention to end its mandate with the municipality. NATIONAL was
awarded the mandate in 2010 following a Request for Proposals. Last
March, Laval exercised its option to renew the contract for one year,
ending on March 23, 2014.
Given the combined effect of the trusteeship of the City of Laval and
the fact that the position of city manager is vacant, NATIONAL feels
that the current context no longer favours the delivery of services
based on well-defined strategic orientations or in support of
Over the years, NATIONAL has provided support to the City of Laval for
both its administration and senior civil service, as well as for the
mayor's office and the executive committee. NATIONAL worked with the
municipality on many major initiatves, including the La Pinière water
treatment plant, the Cosmodôme, the Pont de la 25, the Complexe
culturel et sportif, the Cité du savoir and the preparation of a
sustainable urban development plan, ÉvoluCité, to name just a few.
To ensure that there is a smooth transition, NATIONAL will completely
end its work over the next 30 days, by July 10, 2013 at latest.
Founded in Montreal in 1976, NATIONAL has 14 offices from British
Columbia to Newfoundland, as well as three outside the country, in New
York City, London and Copenhagen. It employs about 350 people.
SOURCE: NATIONAL Public Relations
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