Quyon man catches cab home from Quebec City, refuses to pay
Article published on 15 October 2021
logo imprimer
Noter cet article :
0 vote

On Wednesday, a young man from Quyon managed to rack up an eye-watering cab fare on his way home. MRC des Collines Police were called after an argument broke out between the 23-year-old man and a cab driver who had driven him home from Quebec City, roughly 500 km. The bill for the lengthy trip was $885 and the man refused to pay. Police arrived and identified the suspect, who was known to them.

According to MRC des Collines Police representative Josée Forest, the mother of the young man and the cab driver likely came to an agreement over the bill and at the time, the driver declined to press charges.

Les Nouvelles du Pontiac

Sylvain Lusignan aiming for top 10 in Muscle & Fitness magazine's Mr Health and Fitness contest

16 May 2022

Mansfield-et-Pontefract bodybuilder Sylvain Lusignan is now in the top 15 in Muscle & Fitness magazine's prestigious Mr. Health and Fitness competition. Selected among many candidates, Sylvain Lusignan will need the help of the public to try to win this competition, which would allow him to (...)

lire la suite

The CISSS de l'Outaouais launching a mentorship program for vulnerable youth in the region

16 May 2022

The Youth Protection Department of the Outaouais Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) is partnering with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Outaouais to offer a mentoring program for young people between the ages of 16 and 21 years-old who are among the most vulnerable in the (...)

lire la suite

Youth ball clinic in Shawville Tuesday night

16 May 2022

Local youth looking to sharpen up their softball skills before the start of the season will have the chance to attend a clinic tomorrow night (May 17) at 6:30 p.m. at Elwood Dale Park in Shawville. Jeff Ireland, the President of the Quyon Sports and Recreation Association and one of the (...)

lire la suite

Otter Lake introduces new boat washing station for the community

13 May 2022

In an effort to keep invasive species out of their region's lakes and waterways, Otter Lake has invested in a new boat washing station, located outside the municipal garage on avenue Palmer. The station, which is operated with magnetic cards, will be free to use for Otter Lake residents, with (...)

lire la suite

SOPFEU warns of dangers of fire this time of year

13 May 2022

With the weather warming up over the past few days, Quebec's forest firefighting agency SOPFEU is warning the public about the dangers of fire this time of year. Communications agent Melanie Morin told CHIP 101.9 that while it might seem counterintuitive, spring is typically the time of year (...)

lire la suite

Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi launches student employment days

11 May 2022

The Carrefour jeunesse-emploi du Pontiac recently launched their new student employment days pilot project for the month of May, in order to prepare French and English-speaking students in Pontiac's high schools and adult education centers for the job market. Project manager Mélissa Piché (...)

lire la suite


Advertising