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Another boil advisory for residents of Fort-Colonge and the St-Camille sector of Mansfield

6 February 2023 à 8:43 am

Another boil water advisory is in effect for residents of Fort-Coulonge and the St-Camille sector in Mansfield. According to the Municipality of Fort-Coulonge, which manages the filtration plant, this notice is due to power outages in recent hours that have affected the Pontiac. “We ask the population of Fort-Coulonge and the Saint-Camille sector to boil […]

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Budget 2023: L’Isle-aux-Allumettes

19 January 2023 à 2:42 pm

CHIP 101.9 is in the process of gathering each of municipal budgets for 2023 in the MRC Pontiac. This means talking to municipal officials about the reality they face this year, and of any changes that residents should be aware of. Here is a look at: The Municipality of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes: In 2023, the municipality of […]

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Budget 2023: Municipality of Sheenboro

16 January 2023 à 12:48 pm

Updated on 17 January 2023 à 2:02 pm

Recently, municipal councils across the MRC Pontiac have been developing and adopting their budgets for 2023. CHIP 101.9 is in the process of gathering the budgetary information from each municipality in the region and discussing with municipal officials on realities they face this year. Here is a look at: The Municipality of Sheenboro For 2023, […]

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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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Portage-du-Fort Mayor Lynne Cameron recognized for 20 years of service

22 December 2022 à 1:20 pm

At the MRC Pontiac council of mayors meeting on Wednesday evening (December 21), Warden Jane Toller presented Portage-du-Fort Mayor Lynne Cameron with a plaque of recognition from the Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM) recognizing her 20 plus years of service as a municipal elected official. Cameron received the award from Toller alongside her husband and […]

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SQ joins Bouffe Pontiac in the distribution of Christmas baskets

21 December 2022 à 10:57 am

Bouffe Pontiac had help from the Sûreté du Québec during the distribution of Christmas baskets in the Pontiac. Sergeant Nicolas Tremblay, from the MRC Pontiac station, took the initiative to organize a team of officers to assist the organization with distribution in the community. In addition to the distribution, Sergeant Tremblay raised the sum of […]

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Accused in Fort-Coulonge murder trial declared not criminally responsible

15 December 2022 à 1:01 pm

Updated on 15 December 2022 à 3:11 pm

The jury has returned a verdict in the trial for the murder of Harold Plugowsky, which occurred on rue Principale in Fort-Coulonge on September 2, 2020. The accused, Johan Mitchell Blake MacLennan, who was 37 at the time, was declared not criminally responsible for the murder by the jury in this trial, which began in […]

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Xplore aims to complete fibre rollout by March 2023

14 December 2022 à 3:13 pm

On December 13, CHIP 101.9 spoke with Charles Beaudet, the Vice-President for government relations with the company Xplore, which is currently rolling out fibre internet service in much of the Pontiac area. Beaudet said that they’d recently made a number of connections in the Portage du Fort area, and would be moving on to the […]

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Fort-Coulonge Fire Department celebrates 65 years

13 December 2022 à 2:45 pm

The Fort-Coulonge Fire Department celebrated their 65th anniversary at the Club l’age d’Or on Friday evening. Both former and current members of the brigade were present, along with their families and members of municipal council. Several firefighters were recognized for their years of service, and many stories were shared of memorable calls and some of […]

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Pontiac Industrial Park changes hands once again

12 December 2022 à 2:28 pm

Updated on 13 December 2022 à 11:20 am

CHIP 101.9 has learned that the Pontiac Industrial Park in Litchfield has once again changed hands. Gatineau businessman Pascal Proulx, president of the firm Carrera, has acquired the property, located along Rte. 301. Proulx gained the attention of regional media recently in relation to the site for the planned regional hospital in Gatineau. Litchfield Mayor […]

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