Bridge closure at Allumettes

The Province of Quebec has issued a ministerial Order today, April 1st, which will restrict access to the Outaouais region; which includes the MRC Pontiac and ALL its Municipalities.

There will be temporary controlled access at the Allumettes Bridge (between Pembroke and Allumettes Island) and travel will only be permitted to the following:

  • Persons returning to their principal residence;

  • Persons whose work or profession is listed as ‘essential’ activities;

  • Persons travelling for humanitarian reasons;

  • Persons whose travel is to obtain care or services for their health;

  • Other as listed (transportation services, legal services, etc.)

ANY person returning to their principal residence must self-isolate for 14 days upon their return; except for those as listed above;

Documentation may be requested to prove any of the above reasons for travel.


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