Thorne vs Thorne agreement reached

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

Allyson Beauregard

THORNE – A lengthy legal battle between the municipal council and the Thorne Community Recreation Association (TCRA) concerning the ownership of the TCRA building and property may be coming to an end now that initial agreement papers were signed at the beginning of May. read more »

MRC Meeting - Electric car study, composting survey, renewed Transcollins agreement

Added: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:14pm

Allyson Beauregard

CAMPBELL'S BAY – The 18 MRC Pontiac mayors met at the MRC building, May 16, for the monthly Council of Mayors (CoM) meeting. One of the hotly debated topics was the MRC's decision to not fund visitor parking at the Pontiac Community Hospital (see page 2). read more »

Pontiac Job Fair presents endless possibilities

Added: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:13pm


Representatives of Heritage College, Greg Graham, Alain Beauparlant, Sandra Ricci and Michele Charlebois, explained the training opportunities the college has to offer to interested visitors at the Pontiac Job Fair.

Allyson Beauregard read more »

Bug infestation continues at McDowell

Added: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:12pm

Jamie Cameron

SHAWVILLE – About a third of students at McDowell Elementary didn't attend classes from May 17-19 after a number of insect bites were reported again after the school was closed and exterminated, May 3. Although the school was deemed safe, many parents refused to let their children attend classes. read more »

Information sessions held for flood victims

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

Samantha MacConnell

MUNICIPALITY OF read more »

Questions remain - Nuclear agencies give reassurance on dump plan

Added: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:12pm

Peter L. Smith
& Lionel Tessier

SHEENBORO – Agents from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) held a public information session, April 27, at the Sheenboro Parish Hall --
to answer questions about Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' (CNL) Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) proposed for Chalk River. read more »

Warning tickets issued - CISSSO cracking down on employee parking

Added: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:11pm


A parking ticket issued to an employee at one of the Pontiac's health centres.

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC & read more »

Highest water in decades - Emergencies declared

Added: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:10pm


All the gates were open at the Chat Dam, on May 7, adding to
the flood of water coming downstream.

Francois Carrier (tr. AB) read more »

New certification for PPJ

Added: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:09pm


The MRC is currently waiting for recommendations from Vélo Quebec about how to improve the 92 kilometres of the PPJ trail, with the aim to obtain Vélo-sympatique certification. 

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC & read more »

Ottawa River boat lift system still motoring on

Added: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:08pm

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC & PONTIAC – The Ottawa River boat lift system is preparing for another season of boating, despite misconceptions that the service ended years ago when government funding ceased. “During its struggling years, rumours permeated the entire valley that the boat lift system was shutting down. This read more »