United Counties of Prescott & Russell

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26.09.2022
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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13.09.2022
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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30.08.2022
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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10.08.2022
Appointment of a New Administrator at the Prescott and Russell Residence

During a special meeting held this morning, Council Members of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) confirmed the appointment of Mr. Eric Larocque as Administrator of the Prescott and Russell Residence

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17.06.2022
The 2022 UCPR Warden’s Golf Tournament: A Record-Breaking Edition

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell Warden Daniel Lafleur’s Golf Tournament was held today at the beautiful Casselview Golf and Country Club where 178 golfers took part in this annual benefit event.

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01.06.2022
A Second Edition of Expressions of Our Municipalities

This morning, the Prescott-Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC), in collaboration with the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR), unveiled the works of art that are part of the second edition of the Prescott and Russell Artists' Outreach Project entitled Expressions of Our Municipalities. Eight artists were selected from all the municipalities that make up the United Counties of Prescott and Russell to exhibit one work each on the walls of the UCPR Council Chambers for one year.

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24.05.2022
Information and Updates Following the Storm

While our community recovers from Saturday's storm, you will find information and updates relevant to your municipality below:

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25.04.2022
Ottawa Riverkeeper launches a summer of cleanups in the regions of the Pacte d’Amitié

Ottawa Riverkeeper and the regions of the Pacte d’Amitié, MRC de Papineau, MRC d'Argenteuil, and the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, are pleased to unveil plans for another summer of cleanup events across the three regions. These events follow successful cleanups held in 2021 and are a continuation of an innovative partnership between the three regions, which encompass both the Ontario and Quebec sides of the Ottawa River, and Ottawa Riverkeeper.

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