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La station de radio diffuse sur la fréquence du 101,9 sur la bande FM avec un émetteur d’une puissance de 10 KW, lui permettant de diffuser sur un grand territoire.

Afin de servir tous les gens de sa communauté, CHIP FM offre à ses auditeurs, une programmation diversifiée. L’un des buts principaux de la station est de bien informer la communauté avec des nouvelles locales et régionales qui ne sont pas nécessairement diffusées par d’autres médias régionaux. L’équipe entière de la station de radio travaille ardemment afin de faire de sa programmation, une qui reflète bien le portrait culturel, économique, politique, éducationnel et social de sa région”

En tant qu’organisme à but non lucratif, les revenus annuels de CHIP FM sont constitués; d’une subvention provenant du gouvernant provincial, des bingos hebdomadaires, radiothon annuel, ventre de publicités radio, frais d’adhésions ainsi que dons.

CHIP FM aussi connut sous le nom Radio Communautaire de Pontiac a été enregistrée en tant qu’organisme à but non lucratif en juin 1978. La première diffusion en ondes a eut lieu le 1er mars 1981. 

Warden of the MRC Pontiac, Jane Toller : “We have to stop waiting for a saviour”
Article published on 8 October 2019
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The Warden of the MRC Pontiac, Jane Toller, published an open letter in which she speaks to Pontiac citizens, at her mid-term, and invites them to take action and not to “wait for an important investor or a government intervention”.

“It’s time to rebuild and to move forward,“says Jane Toller.” Too often we are disappointed! I can see that we do not need to wait with our hand out to the government or wait for a big investor who comes with big promises”.

Mme Toller invites Pontiac residents to support her in two projects, the Piscine Pontiac Pool, and an “energy from waste” center, to create green energy.

Remember that this Monday, the Le Droit newspaper published an article on the MRC Pontiac’s project, which says it would like to add value to garbage, by taking in trash from the region and turning it into electricity. She says she believes that this project would be innovative and that residents of the MRC Pontiac have everything they need to succeed.

Regarding the Pontiac Pool project, she goes back to statements from Pontiac MNA, André Fortin, who identified this project as a priority. Jane Toller believes that the Pontiac could once again become one of the richest and most prosperous regions in Canada.

Le Droit Journal Article here.

The time to revitalize the Pontiac is NOW!

I have been your warden for two years. I can see that we do not need to wait with our hand out to the government or wait for a big investor who comes with big promises. Too often we are disappointed! The hard working people of this region built the Pontiac and in the 1800’s Pontiac was the largest and richest county in Canada. When the mills closed we lost our way.
It is time to rebuild and move forward-
We need to work together and not compete within municipalities. We need to stop the negativity and gossip. We will only defeat ourselves.
We need to be in the driver’s seat! We need to decide-what do want in the Pontiac and then go after it! We need to be a player in forestry again and we will be. There are at least two opportunities for reopening of former sites. More about that when there is something to announce.
We have two projects that we can make or break…I need your FULL SUPPORT!

Andre Fortin our champion, has called this his number one priority. The aqua/ wellness centre for the Pontiac will bring health and wellness to us. We are applying for the funding and fundraising this month. It will be a 12 million dollar construction project which will require many jobs for local contractors. This does not come from your taxes. Once completed it will provide 24 jobs. It will be a magnificent facility that will make us proud. It will attract many people from Quebec and Ontario! We deserve this facility and should not have to learn to swim in Ontario! This centre will be a meeting place and a symbol of hope for a bright future. It will improve the health and quality of life for Pontiacers. It is for all generations.

The second project is a state of the art facility which converts garbage to electricity and steam heat. The Pontiac currently pays 1 million dollars to cart our waste to the La Chute landfill. We are a willing host to build this in the Pontiac. It will provide 50 jobs and will reduce our budget by $1 million dollars! The Pontiac will process waste from the Outaouais and Ottawa Valley. It is owned by the municipal regions and we sell the hydro to Hydro Quebec. It will create enough electricity for 10,000 homes .For more information look at the York Durham Energy Centre near Toronto operated by Covanta. It is clean, green technology approved by Quebec and we will be the first facility in Quebec. We will enable everyone else to stop burying garbage in the ground. The Pontiac will take responsibility and be the solution!

I ask for your support and let’s move forward together. Let’s put our hope and energy into real projects that we can see built!
For MORE INFORMATION contact me at prefete mrcpontiac.qc.ca

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Sphinx issued a press release concerning Calumet-Nord property

19 October 2019

The mining company Sphinx, which owns projects in L'Île-du-Grand-Calumet, issued a press release this week concerning data regarding their Calumet-Nord property. In addition to the technical aspects of the project, it was said that some of the characteristics found were similar to a mine (...)

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“I feel very comfortable” - Serge Newberry

18 October 2019

Last night, the Mayor of l'Île-du-Grand-Calumet Serge Newberry was present for the Regional Council of Mayors meeting at the MRC Pontiac, where he said he felt very comfortable to be representing his municipality at the MRC. This even though the council of mayors and the Warden are proceeding (...)

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MRC Pontiac asks Health Ministry to improve their nursing employability offerings

17 October 2019

In response to the many interruptions of services in obstetrics at the Pontiac Community Hospital in Shawville, the MRC Pontiac is asking the Ministère de Santé to improve the offer of employment for nurses in the region. This resolution, adopted by the Regional Council of Mayors of the MRC (...)

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Tap and Cork: Creation of an interprovincial tourism trail between the Pontiac and the Ottawa Valley

17 October 2019

The MRC Pontiac is partnering with the Ottawa Valley to launch a new tourism trail, an interprovincial road that will showcase alcoholic beverages on both sides of the Ottawa River. The “Tap and Cork” trail will be officially launched on Saturday, October 19, at the Ottawa Valley Craft Beer (...)

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Mansfield resident represented the Montreal Shriners Hospital at PGA event

17 October 2019

Young Mégane Fortin, 12, from Mansfield-et-Pontefract, had quite the experience a few days ago when she represented the Shriners Hospital (Montreal) at the Shriners Hospitals for Children's Open, an official PGA event, the professional golf circuit which was passing through Las Vegas. She kept (...)

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The Sûreté du Québec update of Thanksgiving weekend

17 October 2019

During the Thanksgiving long weekend, the Sûreté du Québec carried out various interventions and operations from October 11 to 14 in the province. In the Outaouais and Laurentides, the Sûreté have reported more than 640 offenses, including 455 cases of speeding. This report also includes a dozen (...)

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