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Raymond Pilon discusses election to Campbell’s Bay mayor

31 March 2023 à 12:51 pm

Earlier this month, the Municipality of Campbell’s Bay announced that Raymond Pilon had been elected mayor of the municipality by acclamation. The change follows the death of Mayor Maurice Beauregard back in October. Pilon formerly occupied council seat one and had been representing the municipality at MRC council meetings in the previous months.  Leen Matthyssen […]

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Mike Dubeau looks back on career with WQSB

31 March 2023 à 10:06 am

Earlier this month, Western Quebec School Board Director General Mike Dubeau announced that he would be retiring. CHIP 101.9 spoke with Dubeau, who is originally from Otter-Lake, about his career in education and what he had planned for his retirement. He started out teaching in the Pontiac region at St. John’s Elementary in Campbell’s Bay, […]

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“Pedophile hunters” arrested by Gatineau Police Thursday

31 March 2023 à 9:36 am

Thursday (March 30), Gatineau Police (SPVG) arrested five men, including one from Luskville, who in recent months took part in a “hunt” for suspected pedophiles in the Gatineau area. The men are facing a total of 38 charges, including criminal harassment, forcible confinement and distribution of child pornography. A Gatineau woman in her 20s was […]

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Sophie Chatel discusses federal budget

29 March 2023 à 4:07 pm

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented the 2023 federal budget yesterday (March 28), with funds allocated for green energy production, dental care and mental health care. CHIP 101.9 spoke with Pontiac MP Sophie Chatel about this year’s budget and some of the aspects that would have an impact on residents of the Pontiac region. One of […]

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Scooters Bar and Grill holding grand opening Sunday

29 March 2023 à 3:39 pm

There’s a new bar in town for residents of Otter-Lake, as Scooters Bar and Grill opened up at the beginning of the month. After working out the kinks with a soft opening, they will be holding a grand opening this Sunday April 2. Owner Scott Gauthier said that after working in construction and settling back […]

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PeeWee Comets win A final

28 March 2023 à 3:21 pm

Another Comets team triumphed, as yesterday (March 27) the PeeWee (U13) team won the A finals of their division in Deep River, downing the opposition 4-2. The PeeWees join the Atom (U11) Comets, who won their B final and the Midget (U13) Comets who won their A division.  

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Chamber of Commerce holding 5 à 7 this Thursday

28 March 2023 à 10:47 am

This Thursday (March 30) the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce is hosting a 5 à 7 event at the Pine Lodge in Bristol. The event will feature John Stewart of Calumet Marketing & Consulting, who will give a short seminar on how small businesses can access grant funding. Chamber Director Jessica Forgues explained that the event […]

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Man charged for hitting traffic flag-man in Otter Lake

28 March 2023 à 9:48 am

A 57-year-old man from Otter-Lake is facing multiple charges after hitting a traffic flag-man at a construction site yesterday afternoon (March 27) and fleeing the scene. The victim, who was working on the Picanoc Road in Otter-Lake at the time, was assessed at the scene by paramedics and was not transported to hospital. The driver […]

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André Fortin discusses Quebec’s budget for 2023

27 March 2023 à 2:19 pm

CHIP 101.9 caught up with Pontiac MNA André Fortin to get his take on the new provincial budget which was unveiled last week. He said that his initial reaction was that the CAQ government has based their document on economic growth projections that are much more rosy than the experts. He said that while Finance […]

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Atom and Midget Comets win their divisions

27 March 2023 à 2:01 pm

Updated on 28 March 2023 à 8:47 am

Update: this story has been updated with more details from U18 Manager Tim Ferrigan.  Two teams from the Fort-Coulonge Minor Hockey Association took home first place in their respective divisions over the weekend. In the Atom (U11) age group, the Comets won their game against Petawawa by a landslide 5-0, taking first in the B […]

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