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Chapeau Regional Gallery to host Christmas in July events

12 July 2024 à 1:03 pm

The Chapeau Regional Gallery is hosting a series of Christmas-themed events this month as part of their “Christmas in July” promotion. The gallery sits next to St. Alphonsus Church, at 106 rue Saint-Jacques. Ashlyn Mulvhill, a summer student at the Gallery, explained that they would be holding a number of different activities over the coming […]


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Shawville Lions Country Jamboree returning for 11th year next week

10 July 2024 à 3:22 pm

The Shawville Lions Country Jamboree is returning next week from Thursday to Sunday, bringing dozens of trailers and RVs to Armstrong Heritage Farm just outside town. Lions President and Clarendon Mayor Ed Walsh explained that this is the 11th year that the Lions have put on the event, after taking it on from previous organizers. […]


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Car show outgrows Swisha, to be held in Deep River

5 July 2024 à 10:38 am

After six years in Swisha, the seventh annual car show put on by the Rapides-des-Joachims Downtown Life Committee has had to move off the island, a victim of its own success. This year’s edition will be held at 87 Brockhouse Way in Deep River Ont. on Saturday July 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]


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Calumet gearing up for Saint-Jean-Baptiste

18 June 2024 à 3:21 pm

The community of l’Ile-du-Grand-Calumet is preparing to celebrate Quebec’s Fête nationale this Sunday June 23 at the municipal RA grounds (138 chemin des Outaouais) starting at noon. Organizer Tyler LaSalle explained that new this year there would be a maple syrup contest among the producers on the island. Admission is free and there will be […]


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Mansfield en fête celebrating 175 years

11 June 2024 à 1:59 pm

Mansfield en fête will be marking Canada Day as well as the municipality’s 175th anniversary at the end of the month, taking place from June 28 to July 1 at Parc Amyotte. Martin Leguerrier, president of the  organizing committee, explained that there would be performances from a number of local musicians including Gail Gavan, BackTrak […]


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Village en fête is this Saturday June 8, reserve your helicopter tour now

4 June 2024 à 3:47 pm

The next edition of Village en fête in Fort-Coulonge will take place on June 8. In the CHIP 101.9 studio, organizer Claudee Galipeau said they just got the confirmation that the highly anticipated helicopter tours will be returning again this year. Participants are now being asked to reserve their spots before Saturday. Helicopter tours details; […]


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Interview – Claudee Galipeau – Village en Fête 2024 helicopter tours

4 June 2024 à 3:47 pm

The next edition of Village en fête in Fort-Coulonge will take place on June 8. In the CHIP 101.9 studio, Claudee Galipeau, one of the organizers, talked about the event and mentionned they just got the confirmation that the highly anticipated helicopter tours will be returning again this year. Participants are now being asked to […]


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Fort-Coulonge/Mansfield Country Festival returning for 7th edition

14 May 2024 à 12:07 pm

Updated on 14 May 2024 à 3:56 pm

The Fort-Coulonge/Mansfield Country Festival is returning for the seventh time to the Centre de Loisirs des Draveurs from May 30 to June 2. Organizer Phil Denault explained that they were expecting more than 300 campers to descend on the site for the weekend, with a full lineup of entertainment from Thursday to Sunday. He thanked […]


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Village en fête changing locations, adding “touch-a-truck”

9 May 2024 à 2:05 pm

Updated on 15 May 2024 à 9:22 am

The annual Village en fête celebration in Fort-Coulonge is once again returning on June 8, with a few changes from years previous. Organizer Claudee Galipeau explained that this year they were moving their location from rue Baume to rue Bryson. She added that the activities would be similar to previous iterations, but they were adding […]


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