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A group of about a dozen tractors and other vehicles took off from chemin Alary in Luskville on Wednesday morning (April 17) to join fellow farmers in Gatineau for a protest organized by the Union des producteurs agricoles. Stéphane Alary, UPA President for the Outaouais-Laurentides region, explained that the reason for the protest was to […]

UPA President for the Outaouais-Laurentides region Stéphane Alary discusses their protest in Gatineau on April 17.

The Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board is advising residents that the river’s levels will rise this week, with the possibility of flooding in low-lying areas. In a press release issued on April 14, the board notes that heavy rain in the upper portions of the watershed between April 11 and 13 have caused an increase […]

14 April 2024 à 5:31 pm

Updated on 15 April 2024 à 3:48 pm

This story has been updated from its original version to include a response from MRC Pontiac. Less than 24 hours after being uploaded to the MRC Pontiac website, links to two reports on a proposed waste incinerator project in the region have been removed. The documents were produced by consulting company Deloitte and subcontractor Ramboll, […]

Quebec’s police watchdog the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI) announced this week that they had submitted their report on a fatal police intervention in Clarendon on June 5, 2023 that left 39-year-old Christopher Watson dead. According to their statement on April 10, BEI investigators submitted their report on the case to the Director of Criminal […]

This afternoon (April 11), MRC Pontiac released the full text of the initial business case for a proposed waste incineration project in the region (available here). The document was produced by the consulting firm Deloitte at a cost of just over $100,000, with the MRC appropriating the majority of the funds from the surplus last […]

As of noon today (April 11) the Municipality of Shawville is asking residents to boil their drinking water for one minute before consuming it. Mayor Bill McCleary said that the measure was precautionary, as there had been some maintenance done on equipment regulating the level of the water tower. By law, two consecutive water samples […]

The 11th edition of the Pontiac Cup 3v3 hockey tournament will take place at the Centre de Loisirs des Draveurs Century 21 Élite in Fort-Coulonge this weekend (April 12-14). The founders of the tournament, cousins Joel and Danick Boisvert, stopped by CHIP 101.9’s studio to talk about this longstanding community event. There will be more […]

Organizers Danick and Joel Boisvert talk about the upcoming Pontiac Cup 3v3 tournament.

10 April 2024 à 1:45 pm

Updated on 10 April 2024 à 3:45 pm

The Langford’s Dépanneur location in Campbell’s Bay has been under new ownership since the start of the month. Proprietor Jarod Croghan explained that he used to work for former owner Mazhar Iqbal Dar, widely known to the community as Tony, since he was a teenager. They were partners in a store in Otter Lake previously, […]