The Municipality of Pontiac confirms the appointment of Mr. Benedikt Kuhn as Director General

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PONTIAC — The Municipality of Pontiac is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr. Benedikt Kuhn in the position of Director General. Prior to his appointment, he served as interim Director General for 15 months.
During the meeting on October 13th, Council ratified the recommendations of the Administration and Finance Committee, who considers that Mr. Kuhn did an outstanding job during the past months, making several changes necessary to ensure the effective functioning of the municipal administration.

“We are happy to appoint Mr. Kuhn as Director General. His knowledge in the field and with respect to the key issues and direction of the municipality constitute an undeniable asset. He is a result-oriented manager. Mr. Kuhn began modernizing our administration in order to make it more transparent, more efficient and better oriented towards the needs of the citizens. We would like him to continue on with the reforms that are underway” said the mayor, Roger Larose.

Appointment of Mrs. Chevrier Bottrill
The Municipal Council also confirmed the appointment of Mrs. Ginette Chevrier Bottrill in the position of Assistant Director General and Director of the Finances and Human Resources Department. Mrs. Chevrier Bottrill served as interim Assistant Director General since July 2014, while managing the finance department. With more than twenty-five (25) years of service within the municipal administration, Mrs. Chevrier Bottrill has made a noticeable and appreciated contribution to the decision-making process.

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Thomas Soulière

LUSKVILLE — Pontiac's twelfth Council conducted its first public meeting Tuesday with many new faces following the municipal election on November 5th.  Since coming into power, this is the new team's third meeting together: a special meeting on November 14th, a caucus meeting to prepare the agenda for their first regular meeting, and the public meeting Tuesday night.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Luskville craft bazaar

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Kate Aley

Slippery driving and chilly weather did not deter participants from attending the annual craft bazaar and breakfast event at the Luskville Community Centre on Sunday, November 19th.

To Paris with paint: Luskville artist invited to French Salon

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Kate Aley

Taking part in any art exhibition can feel exciting yet challenging, But to be part of an international exhibition takes those emotions to a whole new level. Luskville painter Linda Bergeron Baril will be flying to France next month to show three paintings at the Carrousel du Louvre at a show hosted by the Société​ Nationale Des Beaux Arts from December 7 to 10.

Above, Linda Bergeron Baril with the three paintings selected to be in the exhibition.

Le jour du Souvenir 2017 au cénotaphe de Quyon

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Kate Aley

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Guy Faubert

Malgré les pluies torrentielles, les habitants de Pontiac ont gardé un silence respectueux lors de la cérémonie du jour du Souvenir au Cénotaphe de Quyon le 5 novembre.

Not Lyme: woman struggles to recover after tick bite

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Kate Aley

Two months ago, Ottawa high-school teacher Julia Brown* was a healthy woman enjoying a summer day at a riverside cottage. Yet a bite from a tick nearly took her life. But it was not Lyme disease; it was something worse. Brown and her family were visiting a friends’ cottage on the waterfront in the south of Luskville, along Ch. Pins on Black Bay in mid-August.

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