Obtain Pontiac agricultural products while contributing to a good cause
Article published on 17 June 2020
logo imprimer
Noter cet article :
0 vote

The Marché de l’Outaouais and Moisson Outaouais have launched a crowdfunding campaign called “Together to feed the Outaouais”.

The objective of this campaign involving 11 Pontiac agricultural businesses is to encourage our local producers while supporting those in need through Moisson Outaouais. People are invited to buy gift cards on the Outaouais Market and they can then obtain baskets from local producers. Communications officer for the Outaouais Market, Audrey Demars said that the Desjardins Group has committed to contribute up to $ 25,000 if the campaign reaches $ 25,000.

The campaign is currently underway and will run until July 7. People who decide to participate can receive their basket of agricultural products in the Pontiac. 34% of the goal has been achieved so far. The MRC Pontiac is a partner in order to transmit information to municipalities, businesses and agricultural organizations.

The full interview with Audrey Demars from the Marché de l’Outaouais is available here.

Les Nouvelles du Pontiac

Accidental death in Thorne

10 August 2020

Last Friday (August 7) at around 11 a.m., the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) from the MRC Pontiac were called to the scene of an accident on Brouse Road in Thorne. A 63-year-old man from Clarendon had reportedly been struck by a branch of a tree he was cutting down. The man was taken to the hospital where (...)

lire la suite

Woman found dead in Coulonge River (Plage du Pont Blanc)

9 August 2020

The body of a woman in her sixties was discovered today (Saturday) in the Coulonge River (Plage du Pont Blanc). According to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the woman was found around noon near Mansfield-et-Pontefract, just north of Fort Coulonge. The SQ added that her death appears to be a drowning (...)

lire la suite

Call for vigilance on construction sites

7 August 2020

Several projects resumed this week after the construction holidays and the Commission des normes, de l'équité, dela santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) reiterated the importance of taking the necessary measures to prevent accidents at work. Employers and workers alike must take into account (...)

lire la suite

Why should you apply to the Pontiac Scholarship Fund?

7 August 2020

Applications for the Pontiac Bursaries are still open for a few days in order to help students in the region to pursue their higher studies through funding or a scholarship. Former recipient of this annual initiative, Travis Narlock, from Otter Lake, shared how the scholarships have benefited (...)

lire la suite

SOPFEU : a more active season than normal

7 August 2020

COVID-19 and the confinement of recent months could be factors in the increased activity of the Société de la protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) in 2020. According to the organization's prevention and communications officer, Mélanie Morin, the final summer 2020 assessment could reveal (...)

lire la suite

The establishment of a bio-refinery in the Pontiac is still an opition for Fiber Pontiac

6 August 2020

During a long conversation with the president of Fiber Pontiac, Pierre Vézina indicated that the project to welcome the American bio-refinery company Renmatix in the industrial park in Litchfield was still on the table. The Pontiac is currently in competition with the states of Maine and New (...)

lire la suite


Advertising