Evénements dans la municipalité de Pontiac - Events in the Municipality of Pontiac
October 5 was the anniversary of the Battle of the Thames in southern Ontario. During the battle the great Shawnee Chief Tecumseh was killed, trying to repel an American invasion into Canada. He was a truly great warrior, leader and spokesperson for First Nations people during the early part of the nineteenth century. He died defending our country.
To learn more about this forgotten figure click on the link below:
Mark your calendars for Saturday October 12 and Sunday October 20.
Did you know that 2013 is the year of the voter?
To provide an opportunity to citizens of the Municipality of Pontiac to know more about the candidates who have put their names forward for positions of mayor and councillors, all-candidates meetings are currently being planned for Saturday October 12 and Sunday October 20, 2013. The meetings will be organized by members of Action Pontiac, along with other partners.
The Canada Army Run takes place Sunday morning with a five-kilometre run and a half-marathon through downtown Ottawa and Gatineau's Hull sector.
There are a series of road closures all weekend, which are indicated above in our interactive map.
2013 marks the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s passage up the Ottawa River in search of navigable waterways and this is being commemorated at the 6th edition of the local producers fair, Savour the Pontiac.
The event will see the Quyon waterfront and Lions Hall transformed into a 17th century marketplace where local business owners, artists, artisans and producers will be dressed in period costumes.