Upcoming Septic Systems Webinar – Federation of Ontario Cottage Associations

"Connexion des conduits ENVIRO))SEPTIC® au regard de distribution et la fosse septique - Connecting the pipes ENVIRO)) SEPTIC ® inregard of the distribution and septic tank" by Sustainable sanitation is licensed under . To view a copy of this license, visit undefined?ref=openverse&atype=rich

You may be interested in the following free webinar.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 (12:00pm – 1:30pm EST)

Join FOCA and Make-Way Environmental Technologies for a "Lunch and Learn" webinar for homeowners about septic systems, with an overview of the types of septic systems permitted in Ontario, and creative solutions for difficult sites. There will also be a discussion of rainwater harvesting solutions, and the final half hour will be devoted to Q&A. 

Pre-registration is required, but this webinar is free thanks to event sponsor Make-Way Environmental Technologies, certified installers of the Enviro-Septic system.

Register now! Feel free to share the registration link with your neighbours: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9BdZj0x9Rr63WmfHD3sG9Q

2021 Elections Reminder – Sunday November 7th

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  1. Municipal Elections in Gracefield and Lac-Sainte-Marie
  2. Election to the Prefecture of the MRC de la Vallée de la Gatineau

If you are registered on the municipal voters list and on the MRC de la Vallée de la Gatineau voters list and you did not vote on the advance polling day on October 31, please vote this Sunday, November 7, between 9:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

These municipal and MRC votes are very important! For the health of our watershed lakes and of our environment, we must ensure that we have the support of the municipal and regional elected officials.

NOTE: You must already be registered to vote.

Bring two pieces of photo identification among the following:

  • Driver’s license
  • Health insurance card
  • Canadian passport
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Canadian Armed Forces Identity Card

NOTE: Secondary residence owners can vote with the documents mentioned above. If you have the document(s) that confirm that you are registered on the voters list, it would be helpful (but not mandatory) to bring it (them) along to speed the identification procedures.

Municipal Elections: Voter Information

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Elections are taking place in all municipalities and MRCs in Quebec soon. You must be registered on your municipality’s electoral list in order to vote.

The communications committee of the BV Lac Heney Watershed Association has written these few documents of interest to help you make your choices. The information therein is abbreviated and collated to make reading easier; they include the information that we were able to obtain from the candidates; others either did not answer our questions, or could not be reached.

If you have any questions, please send us a note via the Contact Us tab.

For residents of Lac Ste-Marie

For Gracefield residents

2021 AGM This Weekend

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The Bassin versant du Lac Heney Watershed 2021 AGM will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, 9:30 – 11:00 am via Zoom (link below). Please join us. 

To read the full presentation slide deck follow this link.

Agenda – Bassin versant du Lac Heney Watershed (* Registered as Association for the Protection of Lac Heney)

  1. Association – President’s report   Roger Larson 
  2. Nominating Committee      Tom McKenna
  3. Science & Environment – State of the Lakes      Tom McKenna
  4. Association Financials       Shelley Taylor
  5. Communication & Membership    Rock Radovan
  6. Membership and Municipal Election Communications Committee    Liz Stirling
  7. Merchandise           Diane Billey
  8. Bay Captain Update           Elaine MacDonald

Zoom meeting, Saturday, October 16, 9:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6137629515?pwd=Z3I5S0hUbXhMMFUwRXlXWGlvSEVnQT09

Meeting ID: 613 762 9515 
Passcode: PLEASE EMAIL aplh@yahoo.com for the passcode 

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