Four mayors in less than four years

Added: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:53pm

Francois Carrier read more »

A return to politics - Charlotte L'Ecuyer launches warden campaign

Added: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:53pm


Charlotte L'Ecuyer is the first to announce her candidature for the elected warden position; current warden Raymond Durocher is expected to make an official announcement soon.

Allyson Beauregard

CAMPBELL'S BAY – After officially announcing her read more »

It’s that time again: Readers’ Choice Awards are back! Make your voice heard….vote for your favourite Pontiac businesses

Added: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:52pm

Lynne Lavery

This is the fifth year the Pontiac Journal will highlight the best of MRC Pontiac’s and the Municipality of Pontiac’s businesses by giving our readers the final say when they vote in the Readers’ Choice / Best of the Pontiac awards.  read more »

New money to support Pontiac’s senior caregivers

Added: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:52pm

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC – On June 8, L’Appui Outaouais awarded an additional $426,988 to five Outaouais organizations that provide services and support for senior caregivers. Of that, $95,588 was given to two organizations to expand read more »

Infected ticks discovered in Bristol

Added: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:03pm

Allyson Beauregard

BRISTOL – Pontiac residents are advised to take extra precautions to avoid being
bitten after blacklegged ticks (deer ticks) infected with Lyme disease were discovered in an unconfirmed location on Keon Road in Bristol last year. read more »

Newspaper awards celebrate community press Journal sweeps a category, wins golds, silvers, bronzes!

Added: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:02pm


From left: Lily and Sophie Ryan accept the Lindsay Crysler Award for outstanding achievement in the community newspaper industry, from Steve Bonspiel, president of QCNA and publisher of the Eastern Door. Photo: Lily Ryan

Fred Ryan read more »

Two long-awaited roadwork projects to begin soon Marchand Bridge and Hwy 148

Added: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:01pm

Allyson Beauregard

MANSFIELD, FORT- read more »

Bug woes continue at McDowell

Added: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:00pm

Jamie Cameron & Allyson Beauregard

SHAWVILLE – After closing and exterminating the school on May 3 and then conducting a massive clean-up over the May long weekend, the bug infestation problems at McDowell Elementary School are persisting. Several more bites were reported the week of May 29. read more »

Pontiac council report - Mayor vetoes water tax

Added: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:00pm

Mo Laidlaw

MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC –  A special council meeting was held May 16 at the Luskville community centre, replacing the regular meeting that was postponed because of the flooding emergency. About 16 members of the public attended.
Public input read more »

Mayors say no to MRC funding hospital parking

Added: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:15pm

Allyson Beauregard read more »