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Vehicle in Luskville crash carrying equipment that uses radiation, no danger to public

11 July 2024 à 2:49 pm

Updated on 12 July 2024 à 1:04 pm

This story has been updated from its original version to add further details from police.  A single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 148 in Luskville yesterday afternoon (July 10) caused some alarm, after at least one local resident was told by police that it contained radioactive material. The crash took place at around 3:40 p.m. near 1913 […]


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Local officials meet with Hydro-Quebec, suggest solutions to Upper Pontiac outages

12 July 2024 à 3:32 pm

Earlier this week, a delegation of local officials met with representatives of Hydro-Quebec to discuss the electrical situation in the Upper Pontiac, which has been plagued with frequent outages for years. The delegation was made up of local mayors, Pontiac MNA André Fortin as well as municipal and MRC staff, while the utility was represented […]


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Quyon woman, 31, arrested for impaired driving Saturday

9 July 2024 à 4:22 pm

A 31-year-old Quyon woman was arrested on Saturday (July 6) at around 9:20 p.m. for driving with a blood alcohol level 2.5 times the legal limit. MRC des Collines Police were tipped off by a witness that the woman was departing an event taking place in town while intoxicated and officers intercepted her. In addition […]


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Local officials meet with Hydro-Quebec, suggest solutions to Upper Pontiac outages

12 July 2024 à 3:32 pm

Earlier this week, a delegation of local officials met with representatives of Hydro-Quebec to discuss the electrical situation in the Upper Pontiac, which has been plagued with frequent outages for years. The delegation was made up of local mayors, Pontiac MNA André Fortin as well as municipal and MRC staff, while the utility was represented […]


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Chapeau Regional Gallery to host Christmas in July events

12 July 2024 à 1:03 pm

The Chapeau Regional Gallery is hosting a series of Christmas-themed events this month as part of their “Christmas in July” promotion. The gallery sits next to St. Alphonsus Church, at 106 rue Saint-Jacques. Ashlyn Mulvhill, a summer student at the Gallery, explained that they would be holding a number of different activities over the coming […]


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Chapeau Regional Gallery to host Christmas in July events

12 July 2024 à 1:03 pm

The Chapeau Regional Gallery is hosting a series of Christmas-themed events this month as part of their “Christmas in July” promotion. The gallery sits next to St. Alphonsus Church, at 106 rue Saint-Jacques. Ashlyn Mulvhill, a summer student at the Gallery, explained that they would be holding a number of different activities over the coming […]


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Shawville Lions Country Jamboree returning for 11th year next week

10 July 2024 à 3:22 pm

The Shawville Lions Country Jamboree is returning next week from Thursday to Sunday, bringing dozens of trailers and RVs to Armstrong Heritage Farm just outside town. Lions President and Clarendon Mayor Ed Walsh explained that this is the 11th year that the Lions have put on the event, after taking it on from previous organizers. […]


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Car show outgrows Swisha, to be held in Deep River

5 July 2024 à 10:38 am

After six years in Swisha, the seventh annual car show put on by the Rapides-des-Joachims Downtown Life Committee has had to move off the island, a victim of its own success. This year’s edition will be held at 87 Brockhouse Way in Deep River Ont. on Saturday July 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]


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Calumet gearing up for Saint-Jean-Baptiste

18 June 2024 à 3:21 pm

The community of l’Ile-du-Grand-Calumet is preparing to celebrate Quebec’s Fête nationale this Sunday June 23 at the municipal RA grounds (138 chemin des Outaouais) starting at noon. Organizer Tyler LaSalle explained that new this year there would be a maple syrup contest among the producers on the island. Admission is free and there will be […]


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