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Budget 2023: Municipality of Chichester

16 January 2023 à 12:33 pm

Over the past few weeks, municipal councils across the MRC Pontiac have been developing and adopting their budgets for 2023. CHIP 101.9 will be discussing with municipal officials about their budgets and the realities of their municipalities. Here is a look at: The Municipality of Chichester As one of the MRC Pontiac’s smallest municipalities with 350 […]

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Shawville Curling and Golf Club introduces Golf Lessons and Shooting Games

16 January 2023 à 12:31 pm

The Shawville Curling and Golf Club intends to differsifying its services this year, introducing new golf analysis equipement, lessons and something for non-golfers. In an interview, Jeff Russell, a member of the Shawville Curling Club’s board of directors, told CHIP 101.9 about their newly installed golf swing analysis machine, which he says is intended to […]

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First MRC Pontiac council meeting of 2023 on Wednesday

16 January 2023 à 9:37 am

Citizens are invited to the first public sitting of the MRC Pontiac council of mayors of 2023, which will take place this Wednesday, January 18. Questions can be asked of council during the meeting, or submitted electronically here. The deadline to submit questions is January 18 at noon. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Former MP Amos billed Commons $11,500 for transition from public office

16 January 2023 à 9:26 am

Former Pontiac MP Will Amos billed taxpayers more than $10,000 for an executive training course months after he left office. MPs who do not seek re-election or are not re-elected are entitled to up to $15,000 in transition expenses such as career training or education “to help them re-establish themselves”. According to a House of […]

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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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Crowdfunding campaign launched for the family of Renée Gagnon

13 January 2023 à 1:36 pm

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help the family of Renée Gagnon, a former employee of the Centre de services scolaires des Hauts-Bois-de-l’Outaouais who died suddenly on January 3, 2023 at the age of 31. In the description of the campaign, the organizers noted that Gagnon suffered from chronic pancreatitis for the past six […]

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Pontiac International Sled Dog race will not take place this year

12 January 2023 à 1:38 pm

Denis Rozon, the owner of Timberland Tours in Bristol and the organizer of the Bristol Dryland dog races has confirmed to CHIP 101.9 that the Pontiac International Sled Dog race, which typically takes place in January, will not take place this year. He explained that he would like to devote more time to the Canadian […]

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Budget 2023: Clarendon keeps mill rate steady amid increasing expenses

12 January 2023 à 1:37 pm

Updated on 16 January 2023 à 10:14 am

Note: Some of the audio clips below have been edited for length and clarity. The Municipality of Clarendon is keeping with a longstanding efforts to keep its mill rate at 60 cents per $100 of evaluation, the same as it’s been for years. Mayor Ed Walsh and Director General Patricia Hobbs spoke with CHIP 101.9 […]

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Candidates for Fort-Coulonge council seat 1 have until January 27 to register

12 January 2023 à 1:32 pm

Starting tomorrow (January 13), candidates interested in council seat 1 in Fort-Coulonge are able to submit their candidacy for election. The deadline for citizens of the municipality to put their name forward is January 27 at 4:30 p.m. The advance poll for the by-election will take place on February 19 between noon and 8 p.m. […]

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New by-law concerning laying hens in the Municipality of Pontiac

11 January 2023 à 2:59 pm

Since December 22, the Municipality of Pontiac has adopted a new by-law allowing citizens of the entire municipal territory (Quyon, Onslow, Luskville, Eardley, Breckenridge) to have laying hens, under certain conditions. This new regulation stipulates that laying hens must be for personal use and it is permitted to keep a maximum of five (5) hens […]

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