Highlights of 2018 ...

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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/views-6.x-3.0/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 587.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/views-6.x-3.0/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 587.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_block::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/calendar-6.x-2.4/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_block.inc on line 78.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_attachment::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/calendar-6.x-2.4/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_attachment.inc on line 242.
  • strict warning: Declaration of content_handler_field::element_type() should be compatible with views_handler_field::element_type($none_supported = false, $default_empty = false, $inline = false) in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/cck-6.x-2.9/cck/includes/views/handlers/content_handler_field.inc on line 229.
  • strict warning: Declaration of date_handler_field_multiple::pre_render() should be compatible with content_handler_field_multiple::pre_render($values) in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/date-6.x-2.9/date/date/date_handler_field_multiple.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_pager_none::post_execute() should be compatible with views_plugin_pager::post_execute(&$result) in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/views-6.x-3.0/views/plugins/views_plugin_pager_none.inc on line 69.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/views-6.x-3.0/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/content/29/3579629/html/bulletinaylmer/en/modules/views-6.x-3.0/views/views.module on line 1113.
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Lionel Tessier (tr. AB)

January

Heavy rains cause flooding in the Black River area - Pontiac MNA André Fortin announces $5.1 million to refurbish the Marchand Bridge - Citizens complain about the effects of CISSSO's centralization of health care - Residents in Pembroke and Ottawa protest the creation of a near surface radioactive disposal facility (NSDF) in Chalk River - Sheenboro receives a half-million dollar grant from CNL to improve their emergency plan – Complaints against massive logging on the Pontiac's
public lands, with the logs transported and processed elsewhere.
February
Proposal for a nuclear reactor landfill in Rolphton - CISSSO reviews their decision to close the kitchens at the Pontiac Community Hospital - LiveWell obtains permission from Litchfield to build a cannabis research center on the former Smurfit-Stone mill site.
March
$909,000 upgrade to endoscopy unit in Shawville - Construction begins on Dialysis Unit at the Pontiac Community Hospital in Shawville – MNA André Fortin announces  736,000$ grant for the construction of the Pontiac Slaughterhouse in Shawville - $1.2 billion to revitalize the Chalk River nuclear site.
April
$150,000 grant to improve Luskville Park – The L'ARTERRE program, pairing owners of unused land with apiring farmers, is launched - Shawville council refuses a referendum on the slaughterhouse - CNL in Chalk River receives a 10-year operating license and a federal decision paves the way for the
construction of the Chalk River NSDF.
May
LiveWell project moves forward, land purchase finalized - 82 municipalities in Québec oppose the construction of Chalk River's NSDF - Municipalities prepare for spring flooding - PPJ culvert wash-out - Several fires in mid-May lead to a ban on open fires.
June
Bell Canada installs redundancy system in Upper Pontiac - Émilie Chazelas leaves after 10 years at the MRC Pontiac – Environmental clean-up begins at the Litchfield Industrial Park – Warden Jane Toller holds a series of public meetings - Senior hockey returns to the Pontiac with the Comets.
July
Over $6 million in federal funding announced to improve internet access in Pontiac and Gatineau Valley (16 communities) – MRC hires full-time engineer - $400,000 is available to low-income households for major repairs to their home - Open fires are prohibited and residents are asked to conserve water - Pontiac receives 5% of provincial envelope for municipal road maitenance.
August
Pierre Fréchette appointed to CISSSO Board of Directors - MAPAQ gives $200,000 grant to the Pontiac Slaughterhouse - First International Women's Film Festival in Fort-Coulonge – Second PPJ Jamboree - Formation of a committee to study the creation of a national park on the Lafontaine Islands - New seal of quality for Houblon Pontiac – Candidates announced for provincial election - Pontiac Pool acquires land - 162nd Shawville Fair.
September
Additional protected areas in the Pontiac (Black and Coulonge rivers and Mont O'Brien) - 10% increase in the Territorial Development Fund (FDT), maximum of $1,143,857 for the MRC Pontiac - CHSLD employees protest shortage of personnel – Candidates Forum for the provincial election - Health and education are underfunded in the Outaouais: the Ministry in doubt, Équité Outaouais is convinced.
October
Pontiac Country Fair organized by the Municipality of Pontiac and NCC - Coalition Avenir Québec wins provincial election, André Fortin retains his seat as Pontiac MNA - 100% of members vote in favor of merging the Chapeau and Fort-Coulonge Caisse populaires branches - Local producers honored with Agricultural Merit - SAQ employees vote for 18 day strike - Pontiac Journal Readers' Choice gala - LiveWell activity stalls as they adopt a new strategy - The Municipality of Pontiac continues consultations on the treatment of compostable materials in 2019.
November
The community is invited to tour the new Pontiac Slaughterhouse – Door-to-door compost pick-up raises mixed reactions in the Municipality of Pontiac - Promutuel Assurances La Vallée to merge with Promutuel Insurance de l'Outaouais in 2019 – MP Will Amos presents a bill (M-280) to examine digital infrastructures - The MRC denounces illegal dumps in the TNO - Brauwerk Hoffman in Campbell's Bay opens.
December
Auditor General of Canada finds digital connectivity is lagging in rural areas - Mansfield's BMR wins Canada's Outstanding Retailer Award for Best Building Supply or Home Centre - Unveiling of the Pontiac Dialysis Unit – Livewell subjected to legal mortage – Bouffe Pontiac's annual food drive - MRC Pontiac and Pontiac Tourism Association join forces to form tourism committee.