Located between rivers and forests in the Outaouais’s South West region, Pontiac has a rich heritage and a surprising cultural and linguistic diversity in a healthy, peaceful, and pleasant environment.
CULTURE, SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY
In 2020, the cultural, social and community sector will be the purveyor of pride and quality of life. Pontiac will be a land where community hubs thrive and where a wide variety of cultural, educational, sports, and recreation opportunities are offered.
Strategy 1: Engage villages and their population in revitalisation;
Strategy 2: Consolidate and develop local culture and heritage;
Strategy 3: Consolidate and improve community, sports, and leisure services.
YEAR / PROJECT and ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2016 / PERFORMING ARTS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH DOTTORI HALL AND CHIP FM RADIO
Attract professional-caliber shows to the Pontiac
2015-2016 / HEALTHY LIFESTYLE SPORTS AND LEISURE PROGRAMMING
E.g., Outdoor Rink Fesval, Colour Fun Run, Entrez en saine
2015 / PONTIAC HERITAGE PROTECTION AND CELEBRATION
Heritage Guide for local municipalies, podcast on the PPJ, Bryson House renovation support
2014 / PONTIAC ORGANISATION OF SENIORS AND RETIREES
Creation of the POSR Management Table; technical support in the search for funding and implementation of information and training acvities affecting seniors, e.g., Seniors’ Fair; partnerships with other local organisaons in the development of projects, e.g., Seniors’ Portraits