National Park project idea for Iles Lafontaine
“We have a new vision based on the Pontiac” - Jane Toller
Article published on 9 October 2019
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Following the extraordinary meeting of the mayors of the MRC on October 2nd, the MRC Pontiac has resolved to abandon the current MRC Pontiac National Park Committee and to create a new one with stakeholders from Quebec, resulting in a Pontiac based park.

This decision disappointed the main promoter of the park idea, Joe Kowalski. A report has been prepared by the CHIP 101.9 newsroom in both French and in English.
The report is available here.

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