Quartier/Ward 1 Onslow

Nouvelles dans le quartier 1 dans la municipalité de Pontiac - News in ward 1 in the Municipality of Pontiac

De moins en moins de fermes au pays

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Alors que le nombre de fermes diminue au Canada, leur taille augmente et leurs exploitants se font de plus en plus âgés, révèle un rapport rendu public mardi par Statistique Canada.

L'agence, qui se fonde sur les données du Recensement de l'agriculture de 2011, a répertorié 205 730 fermes en 2011 au pays, ce qui représente un déclin de 74 000 exploitations agricoles en vingt ans.

Pendant ce temps, depuis 1991, la superficie agricole moyenne a augmenté pour passer de 198 à 778 acres

Un des auteurs du rapport et analyste en agriculture, Martin Beaulieu, a expliqué qu'une des raisons de cet accroissement de la taille des fermes est la mise en commun des terres à mesure que les agriculteurs prennent leur retraite.

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Luka has been found!

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Ariel Beaudoin

We are thrilled to share that our wee puppy Luka was found after being missing for 11 days in the cold winter elements.

I wish to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the people In the Pontiac region , from Bryson to Luskville and into Gatineau who saw posts on kijiji , the Ottawa and valley lost pet network, the helping lost pets network and the folks from Pontiac animal aide and kept watching and reporting sightings and also went out to search for him.

BABYSITTING COURSE

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BABYSITTING COURSE (ENGLISH)
given by
Cécile Soulière
Certified Animator from the St-John Ambulance

FOR WHO? You must be 11 years old or older

WHEN? Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 from 9:00 am to 4:00pm

*Note: Don’t forget to bring your lunch
(Students will NOT be allowed to leave
the Quyon Family Center for the duration of the class)

WHERE? Quyon Family Center
1074 Clarendon Street (GOOGLE MAPS)
(Side Door)

COST? 40.00 $ (cash only)

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION : Thursday, March10th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

* A minimum of 12 students are needed in order for the class to be given.
* There is a maximum of 25 students per class.

Sick and destitute, a resident of Pontiac sends out a plea for help

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TVA Nouvelles (translated)
December 11th, 2013 - 9:07pm  |  mouellette@rncmedia.ca

Pontiac resident Garry Bélair has sent out a desperate call for help.

Garry, a schoolbus driver, is unable to work due to a serious eye disease.

The care that Mr. Bélair requires to treat his condition costs hundreds of dollars each month.

But Garry currently has no income and is not eligable for social assistance.

He hopes to get a loan from the State that he promises to repay upon his return to work.

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