Welcome to Thorne, Quebec

Municipality of Thorne CrestThe municipality of Thorne, Quebec is located a short hour car ride from Canada's capital Ottawa. Nestled in the Gatineau Hills, you will find nature at its best. With its many lakes, vast forests, and acres of green space, our municipality is a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of city life. While Thorne offers quietness and space, it also provides many local businesses and services which either the permanent resident or the weekend visitor will find useful.

 

Please take this opportunity to browse through our website to learn more about the municipality of Thorne. Whether you are looking for a place to live or retire to or for a destination to vacation, Thorne is a fine choice.

 


Alerts

Telmatik Alerts

In order to offer quality and effective communication to its citizens, the Municipality of Thorne has implemented an alert and notification service for the population.


The objective of this system is to quickly and effectively notify citizens located on our territory.


To register, please click on the link below or contact the municipal office to register at 819-647-3206.

 

Flooding Warning

We, at the Municipality, are aware that certain roads are / or will be in flood conditions due to the excessive rain in the forecast.

 

Fierobin, Mountain, Thorne Lake,
Greermount, Bryson

 

Until the water recedes, nothing can be done. Warning signs and flags are being put up.

We advise that you do not try to drive through the flooded roads.

--

Road Closures

View Map
(source: Road Foreman RIck Leders )

 

Important Notices

Get Involved

The municipality is seeking two volunteers
for our community flower boxes

We would LOVE your help!

---

  • New By Law Officer: Chantal Villeneuve
  • E-TRANSFER NOW AVAILABLE
  • Free Recycling now available

---

The Municipality of Thorne would like to thank everyone that participated in this year Family Fun Day on February 9, 2019.


We would also like to thank the entire volunteers for the contribution and time. The joint cooperation was greatly appreciated.


We wish to see you all again next year.



The MRC Pontiac has a program that gives a grant to low-income households for renovations. Should you like information on eligibility, please contact Louis Carron at 819-648-5689 (227)


 

 


 

Become a Red Cross volunteer 

Join our emergency response team in the Pontiac region!

Red Cross volunteers assist victims of disasters such as fires and floods. They are ready to respond at any time, to provide emergency support, comfort and emotional warmth to those who have been affected.

 

As a Red Cross volunteer:

  • you will be part of a specialized, dynamic and motivated team;
  • you will receive accredited training in first aid and emergency response.

For more information : www.partenairescroixrouge.ca or
1-844-540-5410

 

News / Events

 

FREE large "household" Item drop-off
at the waste management
site, for Thorne ratepayers, on

Every Year: Long weekend May
Long weekend September

 

Friday: Noon to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm

Monday: Noon to 5 pm

 

This includes beds / mattresses / chairs / couches / carpets / fridges / freezers
(It excludes construction and demolition debris)

--

Office will be opened on Mondays as of April 1st, 2019.


2019 Regular Council Meetings

January 8, 2019
February 5, 2019
March 5, 2019
April 2, 2019
May 7, 2019
June 4, 2019
July 2, 2019
August 6, 2019
September 3, 2019
October 1, 2019
November 5, 2019
December 3, 2019

 

Employment Opportunity

POSITION:
MUNICIPAL GROUND MAINTENANCE LABOUR

 


Library

Thorne TCRA Library

No membership fee

Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-3pm

 

Shawville-Clarendon Library

Did you know that the Shawville-Clarendon Library located at 356, Main Street in Shawville is open to Thorne residents?

 

The library is open 5 days a week:

Tuesday 9:30 - 4

Wednesday 9:30 - 4

Thursday 3 - 8

Friday 10 - 6

Saturday 9:30 - 2       

 

 

The cost is $ 10.00 an individual or $ 20.00 for a family and that gives the patrons access to everything the library has to offer such as books, movies, magazines, computers with high speed internet, wireless internet access, story time for children. Also available to Library members are museum passes to the Museum of Civilization, the Museum of Nature, the Museum of Science and Technology, the Museum of Agriculture, the aviation Museum, the War Museum, the National Art Gallery and the City of Ottawa Museum (Bytown Museum, Pinhey’s Point, the Deifenbunker and many others).

 

 

Thorne Noticeboard