Petawawa Kia

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Jan. 6, 1993

25 Years Ago

PCH cutbacks cause closure: The Pontiac Community Hospital has shut down some of its non-emergency services for the holidays as a result of budgetary constraints required to cover a $300,000 deficit.
According to union President Jerry Chevalier, times have been noticeably lean at the hospital this holiday season. “The various departments didn’t even get the usual box of chocolates this year,” he says.
Bristol rail line eyed by CN-CP: The Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railway companies recently agreed to operate a joint rail line from Montreal to North Bay. The line will carry freight trains as well as Via Rail passenger trains and will travel through parts of the Pontiac.

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