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Révolution TV show winners feted in Pontiac

24 January 2023 à 10:33 am

A Pontiac dancer and her partener, who recently won the reality TV dance competition Révolution, were celebrated at a party on Saturday night (January 21) at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Fort-Coulonge. Marie-Josée Corriveau, originally from Litchfield, and her partner Jason Morel were welcomed by more than 150 people at the celebration. Corriveau said […]


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Ducks Unlimited Canada announces purchase of properties in l’Île-du-Grand-Calumet and l’Isle-aux-Allumettes

27 January 2023 à 1:53 pm

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) announced in a press release that they have recently purchased six properties in the Pontiac area totaling more than 80 hectares of wetland. The properties in question are located in l’Île-du-Grand-Calumet and l’Isle-aux-Allumettes. DUC is a non-profit group founded in 1938 that works to conserve wetlands across the country. “The different […]


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Community gym at ESSC will now be open on weekends.

26 January 2023 à 1:47 pm

The community gym created through a partnership between l’École secondaire Sieur-de-Coulonge (ESSC) and the Municipality of Mansfield-et-Pontefract will be extending their hours to weekends. Municipal leisure coordinator Guillaume Lavoie-Harvey explained how the change came about. “Yes, well, precisely, we made the announcement on our member page just last week. We were very happy to be […]


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Ducks Unlimited Canada announces purchase of properties in l’Île-du-Grand-Calumet and l’Isle-aux-Allumettes

27 January 2023 à 1:53 pm

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) announced in a press release that they have recently purchased six properties in the Pontiac area totaling more than 80 hectares of wetland. The properties in question are located in l’Île-du-Grand-Calumet and l’Isle-aux-Allumettes. DUC is a non-profit group founded in 1938 that works to conserve wetlands across the country. “The different […]


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Snowshoe walk and race in support of Manoir St. Joseph

26 January 2023 à 3:56 pm

On Saturday February 4th, the public is invited to participate in a charity snowshoe walk and race in support of local seniors’ residence Manoir St. Joseph in Campbell’s Bay. The event will take place at the Brauwerk Hoffman Brewery property, located at 1298 Hwy. 148. Organizer Dani Boivin explained that participants will be able to […]


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Budget 2023: slight increase to Litchfield’s mill rate, plans for new fire hall

26 January 2023 à 1:47 pm

Updated on 27 January 2023 à 3:04 pm

As part of its coverage of budget season throughout the Pontiac region CHIP 101.9 spoke with Litchfield Mayor Colleen Larivière about what was on the agenda for her municipality. Revenue The mill rate for the municipality increased slightly, from 61 cents per $100 evaluation to 63. The municipality appropriated $236,004 of surplus to balance the […]


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Budget 2023: slight increase to Litchfield’s mill rate, plans for new fire hall

26 January 2023 à 1:47 pm

Updated on 27 January 2023 à 3:04 pm

As part of its coverage of budget season throughout the Pontiac region CHIP 101.9 spoke with Litchfield Mayor Colleen Larivière about what was on the agenda for her municipality. Revenue The mill rate for the municipality increased slightly, from 61 cents per $100 evaluation to 63. The municipality appropriated $236,004 of surplus to balance the […]


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Budget 2023: Mill rate stable in Otter Lake, grants for roads

20 January 2023 à 12:23 pm

Updated on 24 January 2023 à 9:30 am

The Municipality of Otter Lake has kept their mill rate steady at 62 cents per $100 evaluation, something Mayor Terry Lafleur said has been the case for the past five or six years. Revenue ($3,844,378) One of the biggest increases on the revenue side of Otter Lake’s 2023 budget was transfers, which increased from $823,837 […]


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Interview – Fernand Roy – Waltham Budget 2023

19 January 2023 à 3:06 pm

In the last few weeks, municipal councils accross the MRC Pontiac have developed and adopted their budgets for 2023. In 2023, the Municipality of Waltham is projecting a budget of $2,092,877 in revenue. Which is a significant increase from previous years. The CHIP 101.9 Newsroom reached out to Fernand Roy, the municipality of Waltham’s long-time […]


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Budget 2023: Waltham

19 January 2023 à 3:14 pm

In the last few weeks, municipal councils accross the MRC Pontiac have been developing and adopting their budgets for 2023. chipfm.com readers will soon be able to see the budget overviews of each MRC municipality and read up on the realities they face this year. The Municipality of Waltham In 2023, the Municipality of Waltham […]


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