Latest Poll

Everyone is concerned about Covid-19.  What are you doing to stay sane and safe?
Practicing social distancing and self-isolation
49%
Checking news sites and Facebook all day long for updates
2%
Wearing a mask if I have to go out to shop
15%
Appreciating the extra time I have with my family
34%
Total votes: 41

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Enviro-impact study re-written, but still lacking - SNC-Lavalin & Texas firms argue for Ottawa River nuclear dumps

Added: Wed, 01/29/2020 - 10:39pm

Journal team

Citizen groups remain opposed to two radioactive dumps along the Ottawa River, despite studies released December 12. Citizens argue that “tweaking” will not put the projects within international safety standards. read more »

Cycling trail users sum up productive year, plan active 2020

Added: Wed, 01/29/2020 - 10:39pm

Journal staff

SHAWVILLE – The non-profit  users’ committee for Pontiac’s cycling trail, Les ami(e)s du Cycloparc PPJ, summed up a very active year, January 13, as the organization completed its annual meeting at the Lotus Clinic in Shawville. AGM Chair Lynne Lavery reports fourteen in attendance. read more »

Service interruptions continue - New surgeon agreement a hoax?

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:57pm

Allyson Beauregard

SHAWVILLE – The lack of a surgeon extended the 21-day service interruption in the Pontiac Community Hospital’s (PCH) obstetrics (OBS) department from January 3 to January 6 despite the province announcing in November that they signed an agreement with the Québec Federation of Specialist Doctors (QFSD) to remedy the problem. read more »

Power failures up by 140% - Allumettes outages set new record

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:56pm

Allyson Beauregard

L’ISLE-AUX-ALLUMETTES – With 103 hydro outages in L’Isle-aux-Allumettes in 2019, there’s a new record in the municipality that far exceeds the decade’s top contender, 2016, which experienced 75. However, the duration of 2019’s outages was shorter at 2,675 minutes compared to 4,030 minutes in 2016. read more »

MRC meeting - $100,000 more for TNO roads, official support for new Wellness Centre

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:55pm

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC – The 18 MRC Pontiac mayors gathered at MRC headquarters in Litchfield, December 18, for their final meeting of 2019. The highlight was the adoption of the TNO’s 2020 budget and a presentation from a long-time forestry worker concerning the creation of the Pontiac forestry alliance. read more »

2019 in review

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:55pm

Lionel Tessier

January
Public dissatisfaction with the performance of the Centre intégré de santé et
de services sociaux de l'Outaouais (CISSSO) led to an investigation by the Ministry of Health and the appointment of Sylvain Gagnon as a special agent to produce a report on the state of health services in the region. read more »

Pontiac council adopts 2020 budget

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:54pm

Mo Laidlaw

MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC – The Pontiac municipal council met on December 18 at the Luskville Community Centre to adopt the 2020 budget. Director General Pierre Said and Finance Director Ginette Chevrier Bottrill attended as well as 12
members of the public. read more »

Sorting Centre hits “a crossroad” - 32 laid off as business ceases operations

Added: Wed, 12/18/2019 - 2:28pm

Allyson Beauregard

LITCHFIELD – The Pontiac Sorting Centre’s (SC) management held a press conference at the business on December 13 to announce they would be ceasing read more »

Pontiac Hospital in month-long OBS interruption - Will the new year be “brighter”?

Added: Wed, 12/18/2019 - 2:27pm

Allyson Beauregard

SHAWVILLE – The Pontiac Community Hospital (PCH) experienced its tenth
service interruption this year in the obstetrics (OBS) department from December 6 to 11 due to a lack of nursing staff. read more »

Pontiac council report
------ Braun Road in disrepair; woman protests dying goats

Added: Wed, 12/18/2019 - 2:27pm

Mo Laidlaw read more »