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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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Quebec Budget 2023: FQM believes citizens could see municipal tax increases

23 March 2023 à 2:15 pm

Following the release of the Quebec budget earlier this week, the Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM), which represents MRC Pontiac and its 18 municipalities, noted the government’s plan to reduce taxes, but stated that that this budget only partially responds to the concerns of Quebec municipalities. “Our fellow citizens will welcome the announced tax relief. […]

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Félix-Gabriel-Marchand bridge closed temporarily Friday morning

23 March 2023 à 11:44 am

The Félix-Gabriel-Marchand bridge in Mansfield will be temporarily closed to traffic this Friday, March 24 between 9 a.m. and noon, in order to adjust equipment used for the illumination of the structure in the evening. As Louis Harvey of the Phare Ouest organization explained, there are now new colours available for the lighting, which can […]

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Pontiac Quad Club hosting “Big Wow” Poker Run this Saturday for Bouffe Pontiac

23 March 2023 à 11:35 am

The Pontiac Quad Club is hosting its third “Big Wow” Poker Run this Saturday (March 25), starting at the Shawville arena. Club representative Diane Barrette explained that this event would be in support of local food bank Bouffe Pontiac. “Yes, this is going to be our third edition, what we call the BIG WOW Poker […]

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Impératif français critical of government’s French ads

21 March 2023 à 3:22 pm

The President of French-language advocacy group Impératif français, Jean-Paul Perreault, severely criticized the Quebec government’s advertising campaign for the promotion of French (video below). In an interview with CHIP 101.9 on Journée internationale de la francophonie (March 20), Perrault stated that the campaign wasn’t meeting its goals. “Well, subject to criticism, yes, but, you know […]

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Benedikt Kuhn named Director of Territory Development for MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais

21 March 2023 à 1:55 pm

The MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais council of mayors have announced the nomination of Benedikt Kuhn, the former DG of the Municipality of Pontiac, to the role of Director of Territory Development for the MRC, effective April 17. Kuhn will succeed Benoît Gauthier, who occupied the role for the past three years and now serves as the […]

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Mansfield man facing multiple charges after hitting scooter with car

20 March 2023 à 4:03 pm

A Mansfield man in his 60s is facing multiple charges after deliberately striking man on a mobility scooter with his vehicle yesterday afternoon. At around 5 p.m. on Sunday, police were called to chemin du Grand Marais in Mansfield following a collision between a vehicle and a mobility scooter. According to police, the victim, also […]

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First Liberal Party Youth Commission President from Outaouais

20 March 2023 à 2:10 pm

The Quebec Liberal Party (PLQ) announced last week that Laurence Lefebvre was named the President of the party’s Youth Commission. Lefebvre is a former staffer for Pontiac MNA André Fortin. She joined the party in 2017 and quickly advanced through the ranks, holding various positions with the Youth Commission including regional president for the Outaouais […]

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New truck for the Mansfield Fire Department

20 March 2023 à 10:38 am

Updated on 20 March 2023 à 1:57 pm

The Mansfield-et-Pontefract Fire Department recently purchased a new truck for their fleet. Chief Patrick Bertrand explained that the investment would improve the service that they offer to the region. “It helps fight the fire much faster, especially when it comes to vehicle fires,” he said (translated). “Besides, the new truck, well, it has a bigger […]

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MRC issues call for development projects

17 March 2023 à 2:18 pm

Today, MRC Pontiac issued a call for projects aimed at “improving the quality of life of citizens” as part of the second component of the FRR funding program. In this call, there is $189,339 available for a wide variety of community organizations, non-profits, or municipalities. Applicants must meet with a representative of the Economic Development […]

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Réseau BIBLIO Outaouais – Great Contest: A visit to the library could make you a winner!

Great Contest: A visit to the library could make you a winner! Search for a golden ticket and get a chance to win the to win the regional grand prize The Quebec Public Libraries Association, the Réseau BIBLIO du Québec, the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec and BIBLIOPRESTO are proud to invite Quebec citizens […]