The way we were (Feb. 24)

Feb. 28,1996

25 Years Ago
PCH, CLSC, old-age homes to amalgamate: In an effort to save $2 million, five of Pontiac’s health service institutions will amalgamate.
Last week, the separate boards of the Pontiac Community Hospital, CLSC, Manoir Sacre Coeur St. Joseph’s Manor and Pontiac Reception Centre voted for amalgamation.
The fusion is expected to save $600,000 per year in administration costs alone. The amalgamation comes in anticipation of $2 million in budget cuts expected for Pontiac’s health and social services in 96-97.
“The fusion was inevitable because of the amount of cuts,” says CLSC’s Executive Director Charlotte L’Écuyer.
170 participate in 30 Hour Famine: One hundred and seventy students from Pontiac Protestant High School in Shawville took part in . . .

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