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At the most recent MRC Pontiac council of mayors meeting on April 17, the final resolution of the evening was to terminate an employee with cause, which was newly hired economic development director, Pierre Cadieux, CHIP 101.9 has learned. Cadieux’s hiring was approved at a special meeting of MRC council on March 13 of this […]

At the MRC Pontiac council of mayors meeting on April 17, the public heard from a local youth, Sid Sharpe, about a long-standing safety issue at a busy pedestrian crossing. In Shawville, what’s known as rue Centre is also a provincial highway, Rte. 303 N, a high-traffic route transecting the entire town. Its intersection with […]

The Sûreté du Québec is asking the public’s help in searching for Torri Ride, 50, of Bristol. She was last seen on April 19 in Bristol and her loved ones have reason to fear for her health and safety. Description of Torri Ride: Height: 1.78m (5’10”) Weight: 73 kg (160 lb) Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown […]

At the MRC Pontiac council of mayors meeting on April 17, the mayors received a detailed breakdown of the 2023 audited financial statements for both the TNO and the MRC, presented by auditor Simon Thibault, whose analysis was translated by MRC accountant Annie Vaillancourt. TNO Vaillancourt explained that for the period covered by this statement, […]

A group of about a dozen tractors and other vehicles took off from chemin Alary in Luskville on Wednesday morning (April 17) to join fellow farmers in Gatineau for a protest organized by the Union des producteurs agricoles. Stéphane Alary, UPA President for the Outaouais-Laurentides region, explained that the reason for the protest was to […]

UPA President for the Outaouais-Laurentides region Stéphane Alary discusses their protest in Gatineau on April 17.

The Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board is advising residents that the river’s levels will rise this week, with the possibility of flooding in low-lying areas. In a press release issued on April 14, the board notes that heavy rain in the upper portions of the watershed between April 11 and 13 have caused an increase […]

14 April 2024 à 5:31 pm

Updated on 15 April 2024 à 3:48 pm

This story has been updated from its original version to include a response from MRC Pontiac. Less than 24 hours after being uploaded to the MRC Pontiac website, links to two reports on a proposed waste incinerator project in the region have been removed. The documents were produced by consulting company Deloitte and subcontractor Ramboll, […]

Quebec’s police watchdog the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI) announced this week that they had submitted their report on a fatal police intervention in Clarendon on June 5, 2023 that left 39-year-old Christopher Watson dead. According to their statement on April 10, BEI investigators submitted their report on the case to the Director of Criminal […]

This afternoon (April 11), MRC Pontiac released the full text of the initial business case for a proposed waste incineration project in the region (available here). The document was produced by the consulting firm Deloitte at a cost of just over $100,000, with the MRC appropriating the majority of the funds from the surplus last […]