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Electoral shuffle hits wall in La Pêche

Hundreds of La Pêche residents are pushing to maintain seven electoral wards in the municipality in opposition to a bylaw drafted in March of this year to reduce the number to six.  Following opposition from residents during a public consultation on May 27 at...

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Chelsea hits back at PILT

Chelsea is taking its fight against the National Capital Commission all the way to the Supreme Court. 

On May 6, the Federal Court of Appeal decided that the Crown corporation, which owns and operates Gatineau Park, does not owe the municipality $1.4 million in unpaid taxes. 

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Wakefield community centre transfer: What does it mean?

Q: Explain the role of the municipality and the role of the Centre Wakefield-La Pêche cooperative under the transfer agreement A: The COOP will continue to design, implement and execute artistic, recreational and cultural programming. It will be entitled to use the...

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Province’s GAP program without funding contract

The 112,000 residents of the Outaoauis who don't have a family doctor are now left with almost no chance of getting a medical appointment through the doctor-finding service known as GAP, thanks to a failure by the provincial government and the province's main...

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