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IAN PICARD MEMORIAL FACES OFF FOR MINOR HOCKEY - The annual Ian Picard Memorial Emergency Services Hockey Tournament kicked off on January 10 at the Upper Pontiac Sports Complex in L’Isle-aux-Allumettes with five teams competing to raise about $1,400 for local minor hockey. Photo: the ceremonial face-off - George and Erla Picard (parents of the late Ian Picard), Virgil Dayment (red jersey) representing the Chapeau team and Jean Marc Chartrand representing the Security team. The Base Fire Brigade team were the A Division winners and the CNL Guards won the B Division.


On January 4 and 5, the Pontiac and surrounding regions received a large dump of snow combined with rain, ice pellets and freezing rain that cancelled many events, including the Pontiac Senior Comets’ hockey game, Ski Pontiac’s moonlight ski, and the winter dog sled races at Timberland Tours that was postponed until the end of the month. However, the snowfall was welcomed by snowmobile enthusiasts who are preparing for the annual open trail event this coming weekend.


UNITED CHURCH PRESENTS ‘LITTLE WOMEN’  - The Quyon United Church hosted an evening of storytelling and song for a full house with their live radio play adaptation of Little Women, December 20. The Pontiac Community Players brought Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale to life according to Alyssa Graham’s original
adaptation. The play was also performed at the Shawville United Church on December 21.

Service interruptions continue - New surgeon agreement a hoax?

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:57pm

Allyson Beauregard

SHAWVILLE – The lack of a surgeon extended the 21-day service interruption in the Pontiac Community Hospital’s (PCH) obstetrics (OBS) department from January 3 to January 6 despite the province announcing in November that they signed an agreement with the Québec Federation of Specialist Doctors (QFSD) to remedy the problem. read more »

Power failures up by 140% - Allumettes outages set new record

Added: Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:56pm

Allyson Beauregard

L’ISLE-AUX-ALLUMETTES – With 103 hydro outages in L’Isle-aux-Allumettes in 2019, there’s a new record in the municipality that far exceeds the decade’s top contender, 2016, which experienced 75. However, the duration of 2019’s outages was shorter at 2,675 minutes compared to 4,030 minutes in 2016. read more »