United Counties of Prescott & Russell

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Extension of the Interruption Period for PR Transpo’s Intermunicipal Transit Service

The temporary interruption of PR Transpo’s intermunicipal transit service, which was scheduled to end on February 12th, will now be extended until June 5, 2023, inclusively.

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Impacts of the HGH Emergency Department Closure on the UCPR Emergency Services

Following the announcement of the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) Emergency Department closure between December 30, 2022, and January 3, 2023, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) Emergency Services would like to inform the public of possible impacts on its paramedic service.

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Mayor Normand Riopel appointed as Warden of the Council of the UCPR for 202

During the annual swearing-in ceremony held earlier this evening, Mr. Normand Riopel, Mayor of the Township of Champlain, was acclaimed Warden of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) for the year 2023. On the same occasion, the Mayors from the region were sworn in as Members of the Council for the 2022 to 2026 term.

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Daniel Lafleur recognized at the 2022 UCPR Warden’s Banquet

Daniel Lafleur, 2022 Warden of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR), was recognized by his colleagues, his family, and members of the community during the 2022 Warden’s Banquet held yesterday evening at the J.R. Brisson Complex in Casselman.

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Temporary Interruption of the Electronic Health Record Management System

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) Paramedic Services have been informed that their electronic health record management system has been voluntarily and precautionarily shut down as a result of a cybersecurity incident within the IT infrastructure of their Service Provider.

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The Application Period for the Starter Company Plus Program is Back for Businesses in Prescott and Russell

The Prescott and Russell Entrepreneurship Centre (PREC) is proud to launch the application period for the Starter Company Plus financial assistance program for SMEs in Prescott and Russell. This program offers grants, training, and mentoring to entrepreneurs wishing to start, grow, or purchase a small business. Interested parties can apply now for this program which will start in November 2022.

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The Annual Nomination Period for the JP St. Pierre Award Is Open!

For the eighth consecutive year, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) are inviting the public to submit nominations for the JP St. Pierre Award before 4:00 p.m. on October 21, 2022.

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The Friendship Agreement: A Decade of Success and Collaboration!

Elected Officials from the MRC d’Argenteuil, the MRC de Papineau, and the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) gathered today at Le Chenail Cultural Centre to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Friendship Agreement, an innovative interregional partnership.

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