Liberal Socio-economic forum Bio-mass project not guaranteed but of great “interest”

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:47pm

Francois Carrier
(tr. AB)

MANIWAKI – More than 150 people gathered in Maniwaki on October 3 to discuss the challenges the Pontiac riding is facing, as well as possible solutions. Internet accessibility, the decline and disappearance of the forest industry and the departure of youth were several topics discussed.  read more »

Pierre Fréchette elected by acclamation

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:47pm

Francois Carrier

ILE-DU-GRAND-CALUMET – Pierre Frèchette was acclaimed as the new mayor of Ile-du-Grand-Calumet, and hopes to turn a new page for the municipality read more »

Jim’s Lake Road, the PPJ & ATVs and CN corridor lease

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:30pm

Allyson Beauregard read more »

Will Pontiac’s warden be elected by the public in 2017?

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:30pm

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC - During the regular Council of Mayors meeting held
at the MRC building in Campbell’s Bay on September 20, a report detailing the results of an “in-house” study of 14 Quebec MRCs that have elected wardens through universal suffrage (representing about 20% of all Quebec MRCs) was tabled.  read more »

Sheenboro hosts first ever Canadian amphibious challenge

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:29pm


Pam Midgley from Ottawa participated in Canada’s first Amphibious Challenge in Sheenboro, September 24.

Peter L. Smith read more »

Pontiac council - municipal well to be fracked

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:28pm

Mo Laidlaw

MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC – The regular council meeting was held September 13 at the community centre in Luskville, with 14 members of the public in attendance.
Sale of properties for unpaid taxes read more »

Fire services study launched by MRC Amalgamation possible?

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:27pm

Allyson Beauregard

MRC PONTIAC – During the regular Council of Mayors (CoM) meeting on September 20 (see page 2), Council approved spending $15,000 for a study regarding the organization of fire services in the region. The study will be conducted by Richard Lefebvre, former Director of Fire Services in Rouyn-Noranada. read more »

Territorial Development Fund$272,000 to invest in the MRC Pontiac

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:27pm

For the second consecutive year, the MRC Pontiac has made $272,000 available to local organisations and municipalities for the implementation of sustainable
projects whose objective is to improve the quality of life of citizens. read more »

Multi-use for the PPJ? Surprise presentation at MRC plenary

Added: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 12:35pm

Allyson Beauregard and Lynne Lavery read more »

Amalgamation revisited in Fort-Coulonge and Mansfield

Added: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 12:34pm

Allyson Beauregard

FORT-COULONGE & MANSFIELD – A group of six citizens calling themselves the Comité des Citoyens Ouvert à la Fusion (CCOF) have recently circulated a
petition for residents in favour of amalgamating the two municipalities, with the goal of obtaining 1,000 signatures.  read more »