Launch of the itinerant exhibition: Chats Falls, A Hidden Treasure in the Pontiac

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From right to left:
Robert Bussière, prefect of the MRC des Collines de l’Outaouais, Ines Pontiroli, Councillor Municipality of Pontiac, Greg Graham, Councillor, City of Bristol, Eddie McCann, Mayor, Municipality of Pontiac; Mathieu Ravignat, NDP deputy, Pontiac County. (Photo Credit, Mona Francoeur).

 

The Economic Development Corporation of Pontiac unveiled on July 26, 2013, at the Lions Club Community Centre located at 2 Ferry Road in the Quyon Village of the Municipality of Pontiac, an itinerant and interactive exhibition on the historic and natural heritage of the Pontiac’s Chats Falls Park to make the people aware of its importance and huge potential.

Mathieu Ravignat NDP deputy, Pontiac County; Robert Bussière, prefect, MRC des Collines de l’Outaouais, Eddie McCann, Mayor, Municipality of Pontiac; Ines Pontiroli, counselor, Municipality of Pontiac and Greg Graham, counselor, Municipality of Bristol, proudly unveiled the exhibition to the guests. They also expressed their enthusiasm for the project and for the potential of the site of Chats Falls.

Designed by Atelier Amberbrook and covering 200 square feet, the exhibition is presented on 14 wood panels supplied by Logs End. Chats Dam, In the Land of Fish and Game, The Villages of Pontiac and Union and The Horse Railway are just some of the themes covered.  Panels offering QR codes and allow smartphone users to connect to the internet and find out more. Kids (and adults too!) will love the interactive displays with lots of interesting things to discover – from beaver skulls to turtle shells to the lifelines of trees and much more!

The exhibition will be open to the public until August 13th, at the Lion’s Hall Community Center. It will be possible to see the exibiton at the Luskville Community center from August 14th to 28th. The public is invited to consult the municipality of Pontiac web site www.municipalitepontiac.com for the unfolding of this calendar of activities.

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