Evénements dans la municipalité de Pontiac - Events in the Municipality of Pontiac
Our next interview is with Nancy Draper-Maxsom, who seeking her second mandate as councilor for Ward 1.
Our next profile is with Garry Dagenais, running to become councilor for Ward 2.
Our next interview is with Susan McKay, running for Ward 2.
Our second interview in our candidates series is Joanne Labadie, who is running for mayor.
"At the Crossroads", an eight-foot tall obelisk, was officially dedicated at the Luskville Community Centre on Saturday, October 7. Each side of the monument is symbolic of the municipality’s history, showing aspects of local geology and biology, as well as the lives of First Nations people and European settlers.
Pontiac 2020.ca hopes to run a short interview with each candidate in the municipal elections this year. First, current mayor Roger Larose who is seeking re-election.
I was lucky enough to be at the Town Hall when our new sculpture was being installed. I was determined not to take a picture of its exquisite beauty so as to not spoil the effect of its unveiling on Saturday 7th October at 1 pm.
Since 1996, the Journées de la Culture (Culture Days) have presented admission-free creative activities which are open to all. Two local artists opened their studios to the public on September 29, 30 and October 1 in order to promote greater access to arts and culture.
Both country folk and city slickers came out for the 15th edition of the L'Union Producteur Agricole (UPA) Open Doors event on Sept 10. Luskville's La Riveraine, the only site within the Municipality of Pontiac, welcomed well over 100 visitors. They were able to tour the farm which dates from 1905, enjoying old machinery, tiny ponies and proud peahens, not to mention sampling some delicious pancakes.