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New roof for the Centre Intervalle in Mansfield

1 June 2023 à 12:31 pm

The Centre Intervalle, a facility that provides housing for people with mental health issues situated on Hwy. 148 in Mansfield has a new roof. Director Rosalie Boucher explained that they had been having issues with leaks and water seeping into the building for the past several years. “We’re in the process of redoing the roof, […]

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CISSSO announces expansion of Pontiac Hospital oncology unit

23 May 2023 à 2:25 pm

On Friday (May 19), regional health authority CISSSO held a press conference announcing the expansion of the Pontiac Hospital’s oncology unit. The expanded room now allows for the addition of two more chairs for a potential total of nine, which was made possible through an investment of nearly $30,000 by the Pontiac Community Hospital Foundation, […]

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Outaouais Public Health: Flood safety recommdations

3 May 2023 à 10:20 am

The santé publique (public health) division of the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Outaouais released a ‘precautionary measures’ guideline to residents who may be dealing with flooding in the region. In brief: Check to see if the tap water is drinkable. If you own a well, consider the water to […]

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New CT scan machine planned for the Shawville Hospital later this year

24 March 2023 à 2:40 pm

After some delays, the process to replace the computerized tomography (CT) scan machine at the Shawville Hospital has gotten underway this year. CHIP 101.9 spoke with Zied Ouechteti, the deputy director of diagnostic services with regional health authority CISSSO, who explained that the machine was originally scheduled to be replaced in 2021, but was delayed […]

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MRC Pontiac to hold public consultation on daycare services

6 February 2023 à 1:16 pm

The MRC Pontiac has announced that a public consultation regarding daycare services in the Pontiac will take place on Monday February 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the MRC office in Campbell’s Bay (602, Route 301 Nord). “Jane Toller, Warden of the MRC Pontiac, invites members of the public to attend a town hall meeting to […]

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CJJ Bryson Gym sets February membership at $20 to celebrate its 1 year anniversary

2 February 2023 à 10:36 am

The CJJ Bryson Gym is celebrating its one-year anniversary of being open. The training center, located in the basement of the municipal office in Bryson, relied heavily on the owner, Stéphane Pieschke, who provided all of the equipment, and now accompanies his clientele teaching newcomers and helping regulars with their training regimens. CHIP 101.9’s Francois […]

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AutonHomme Pontiac unveils new office on Front Street in Campbell’s Bay

24 January 2023 à 9:37 am

On Thursday (January 19), AutonHomme Pontiac unveiled its new premises located at 128 Front Street in Campbell’s Bay. Several partners and politicians were present, such as Pontiac MP Sophie Chatel, MNA André Fortin, deputy warden Sandra Armstrong, as well as several councillors from the Municipality of Campbell’s Bay. For AutonHomme Pontiac, this is a large-scale […]

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Familiprix Marc Aufranc offers molecular screening tests for streptococcus A, influenza and COVID

19 January 2023 à 2:28 pm

Some pharmacies have started offering molecular tests screening for streptococcus A, influenza and COVID. This is the case for the Familiprix Marc Aufranc Pharmacy in Shawville, which will now offer the tests for $45 and $55, each individual test that will allow clients to get a fast result and know exactly what disease they have. […]

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CISSSO head Josée Filion replaced: Yves St-Onge begins this morning

19 January 2023 à 8:30 am

In a press release issued late yesterday afternoon, the government announced that  Josée Filion, who has served as CISSSO Director since 2019, will move to new post at the Ministry of Health and social services, working on “strategic files”. Health Minister Christian Dubé announced that the government had nominated Yves St-Onge as the interim Director, […]

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Québec solidaire MNA Vincent Marissal visits the Pontiac

14 January 2023 à 11:48 am

Québec solidaire MNA for Rosemont and second opposition critic for health Vincent Marissal was in the riding of Pontiac to tour health care facilities in the region. He told CHIP 101.9 that he wanted to see what the situation was like on the ground and meet with staff. Marissal visted the Pontiac Hospital as well […]

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