The Pontiac MRC recently added a painting by Claudette Spence entitled « Chapeau – Fred’s Hotel (street with ice sled) » to its art collection. Claudette Spence is a resident of Allumettes Island and a well known artist. She has exhibited in Toronto, Ottawa, and Pembroke. Her work is inspired by an impressionistic style which began very [read full story]

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The Pontiac Tourism Development Program (PTDP), launched in 2012 by the CLD, will be repeated this year with a special emphasis on tourism lodging projects. Over the last 20 years, major tourism projects were developed throughout the territory. Chutes Coulonge heritage site with its aerial park, Cyclopark PPJ, now part of Route verteTM, and Oiseau [read full story]

Last week, the Pontiac Local Development Centre (CLD) completed the installation of large interpretation panels presenting the local history of ten of the eighteen MRC Pontiac municipalities. Municipalities were selected based on their location relative to the Ottawa River, which is the common thread for this thematic tour entitled ‘Village Tales’. ‘Village Tales’ is the [read full story]

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MRC Pontiac has just published its fall and winter sports and leisure activities program. Returning this year are swimming lessons for children 7 to 14 years old, and recreational hockey for the 6 to 17 years old. Since space is limited, interested parents would do well to register their children without delay, either in person [read full story]

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Green Investment Group, Inc. (GIGI) and its SSPM Affiliates announced on September 28th details regarding its newest tenant, UTEAU, a septic waste treatment company now operating at the Pontiac Industrial Park in Litchfield. Through this announcement, GIGI hopes to diminish any concerns regarding the plant and its operations, and to reassure residents that the addition [read full story]

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