Pontiac Hops Co-op wins regional prize and $7,000

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:42pm


On behalf of the Pontiac Hops Cooperative, Mireille Allard and James Nugent received the Prix de la Fondation and a $7,000 grant from president of the Foundation, Alain Roy.

Peter L. Smith read more »

Decision lingering on McCann appeal

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:41pm

Allyson Beauregard

MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC –  Following May 11th’s court decision that removed former Ward 2 councillor Eddie McCann from council and disqualified him from running in any election for four years, effective from January 1, 2015, the case between McCann and the municipality was heard again, October 25, at the Quebec Court of Appeal in Montreal. read more »

PPJ future still uncertain No report from ATV committee; asks funds for overwidth study

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:40pm

Allyson Beauregard and Lynne Lavery read more »

First Thorne mediation takes place

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:39pm

Allyson Beauregard

THORNE – The Thorne Community Recreation Association and representatives of municipal council met October 19 in an attempt to come to an agreement regarding the TCRA Hall and the property’s ownership through mediation. read more »

Warden’s report, promoting immigration, grants awarded

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:38pm

Allyson Beauregard

CAMPBELL’S BAY ­– The 18 Pontiac mayors gathered at the MRC building, October 18, for the regular Council of Mayors (COM) meeting. The agenda read more »

Bristol council highlights

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:38pm

Deborah Powell

BRISTOL – Council held their regular meeting, October 3.
A motion was passed accepting the $800 tender from Trevor Murdock for snow clearance at Firehall #2. Council agreed to change 911 service from the current provider, CLR, to the MRC des Collines starting in December 2017. A resolution was accepted to adopt the fire safety implementation plan. read more »

2017 is just around the corner – are you listed in Télé-Pontiac?

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:50pm

   Télé-Pontiac is the only phone book that covers all the business and
household numbers in MRC Pontiac and the Municipality of Pontiac; using the Bell or Telebec books requires six different books to get all the numbers listed in Télé-Pontiac!  read more »

Pontiac to lose Laurentian Bank branches

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:49pm


The Laurentian branches in Fort-Coulonge and Campbell’s Bay are two of six branches that will be closing next year. The changes will be made in order to maximize their operating efficiency.

Allyson Beauregard read more »

McCann fined for late report; still waiting for appeal

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:49pm

Allyson Beauregard

MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC – On September 26, former councillor Eddie McCann was ordered to pay a $500 fine issued by Elections Quebec for failing to file a financial report related to the 2013 municipal election on time. The case was heard at the court house in Campbell’s Bay. read more »

Bristol aims to go to the dogs this fall and winter!

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:48pm


Organizer Denis Rozon (right) holds the mic for experienced musher Guy Girard who explained how much the dogs like to race. Racer Murielle Ovenden looks on as “trail boss” Martin Riopell hitches up the 4 dog rig in preparation for a demonstration by Stephane Chouinard. read more »