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JOB OFFER

 

The City of Shannon is looking for :

A  supervisor responsible for rentals

Consult the job offer (French version only)

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For more information, clic HERE (French version only)

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WATER GAMES

The City of Shannon is happy to inform the citizens that the water games are open at  the parc near the Sports Chalet at 75, Gosford road.

Come and have fun !

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NEW SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR SHANNON

See all the new summer activities for Shannon 

See press release (French version ony)

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DISCOVER THE COLORS OF PÉROU  

Saturday, July 29th, at 12:30 hrs at the Shannon community center at 75, Gosford road.

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OPEN-AIR CINEMA
Les Gardiens de la Galaxy Vol. 2

Wednesday, August 2nd comme and see the film Les Gardiens de la Galaxy Vol. 2 presented outdoor at the Municipal park located at 75, Gosford road.

Bring your chairs and blanket.

Bring your beverages and snacks (No alcohol permitted). 

Information : 418 844-3778.

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ARTISANS AND SELF-EMPLOYED SHOW SHANNON / VALCARTIER



The city of Shannon and the Valcartier Family Centre are pleased to invite the artists, artisans and workers of Shannon and the military community as well as other artists and craftsmen from outside to participate to the 7th edition of the artisans and self-employed show. 

The event will be held on November 11 and 12, next to the Community Centre in Shannon (75, Gosford road) as well as the Shannon sports Chalet (73, Gosford road).

More information available on the french page of the City's website.

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SHANNON PLACES 3RD IN THE TOP 10
of the most economically vitalized municipalities in la Belle Province

At the request of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy (Québec), the Institut de la statistique Québec (ISQ) has just revealed a list of municipalities with the highest economic vitality index.

We are proud to inform you that Shannon has placed 3rd in the top 10 of Municipalities in Québec with the highest economic vitality.

Consult the news release section on the Institut de la statistique du Québec website (available in English).

Read the article in the Le Soleil newspaper.

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BRANCH PICK-UPS 2017

IMPORTANT PRECISION

The City of Shannon wishes to inform the citizens that it is very important to make sure to put your branches on the roadside on the first day of the pick-up on September 25th to make sure that your branches will be picked-up.

We remind you that the next branch pick-up will take place :

From September 25th to September 29th, 2017

Note that the branches must:

  • Be assembled in bundles not to exceed 4 feet long;
  • Be on the roadside

The City of Shannon reminds you that as part of the collection of branches it is important to release the access to fire hydrants to facilitate the work of the firefighters.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

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NO SMOKING NEAR CHILDREN!

No more cigarettes will be tolerated in parks, playgrounds and in sporting areas

Here is the new Anti-smoking Law. Please take note of these new sections concerning the fight against smoking :  

  • Smoking or vaping in CARS in the presence of children under 16 years old;
  • Smoking or vaping in or near children’s OUTSIDE PLAY AREAS (within 9 meters), in parks, sports areas and vacation campgrounds.

As part of the implementation of these measures, ‘Famille Sans Fumée’is launching a new advertising campaign emphasizing children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in playgrounds and on sports fields.

For more information, visit www.famillessansfumee.ca

 

DENOUNCE VANDALISM !

Various Municipal parks as well as the bicycle path were vandalized.

If you have any information regarding these activities, we would ask that you contact the City of Shannon, in total confidentiality, by calling 418 844-3778 or by sending an e-mail to municipalite@shannon.ca.

We find these actions regrettable and sincerely hope they do not recur.

Thank you for helping us make our City a great place to live !

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SHANNON FIRE DEPARTMENT

Burn Permits

Your Fire Department wants to reiterate that in accordance with Municipal By-Law 538-16 on fire safety, it is mandatory to obtain a burn permit for the following three (3) activities :

o   fire in an open area or a camp fire

o   fire for restricted activities

o   fire in a non-permanent outdoor fireplace

This also applies to pyrotechnics (fireworks).  Please be reminded that only those aged 18 and over are eligible for a burn permit.

From now on, you can obtain this permit, free of charge, (with the exception of the restricted activity permit which is at the cost of $15.00), at the Fire Hall, 77 Gosford Road, between 08:00 and 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:30 hrs from Monday to Friday. For more information, please call 418 844-3389 during the times listed above or contact us by e-mail at incendie@shannon.ca.

When you have an open fire, please remember to never leave it unattended. For an open-air or camp fire, we strongly recommend that you always have a shovel and/or rake and hose close by, in the event that the fire grows or spreads.  Please also remember to respect the neighbourhood by avoiding any discomfort or inconvenience caused by the smoke.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Claude Langlois
Director of public safety 

 

WARNING CONCERNING SERVICES OFFERED FOR THE SALE AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

The Shannon Fire Department wishes to warn the public about services offered to citizens for the sale and maintenance of fire extinguishers.  Several businesses have reported visits from companies offering sales of fire extinguishers as well as refilling and maintenance contracts.

Here are some tips to protect you:  beware of unidentified vehicles and solicitors without professional business cards etc. who require payment in cash without an invoice.  If companies or individuals claim that insurance companies require a specific extinguisher, please note that only a Municipal By-Law can require the possession of a fire extinguisher for residential fire protection and there is no such By-Law in place in the City of Shannon.  Please also note that the Canadian Insurance Bureau states that Insurance Companies have their own criteria on risk acceptance and therefore, in certain cases, your insurance can require you to have a fire extinguisher.  In most cases, however, they do not.

If you have your fire extinguisher serviced, you should never pay before the work is carried out and you should always ensure that your own extinguisher is returned to you. Periodic inspections of fire extinguishers should include a check of the following:

 

o   that access to the extinguisher is not obstructed and that the operating instructions are legible;

o   that the seal and pin indicator are not broken or missing (pin up);

o   that the pressure gauge needle is positioned in the green zone.

Extinguishers without a pressure gauge are disposable and therefore, not rechargeable. Most inspection and refill companies will not refill extinguishers with the valve body thread made of plastic since proper use is not guaranteed.

We recommend that you purchase of your fire extinguisher in a hardware store. Sometimes it is cheaper to buy a new one than to have an existing one recharged. The ABC class of fire extinguisher is the most appropriate for home use. Remember that it must be ULC certified.

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MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

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SERVICES DES LOISIRS COMMUNAUTAIRES DE VALCARTIER

 

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