The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce’s vision is to help foster economic growth in the Pontiac and we believe that a strong and vibrant private sector is the key to a better quality of life for all our citizens. It’s our role to recognize the leaders of our business community and acknowledge their services, their accomplishments impact all of us in the Pontiac.

Award winners of the Pontiac Business Awards are businesses or individuals that have demonstrated a significant and sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth and diversity within our community.

Many of our businesses achieve levels of success that garners recognition from their peers. The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce Business Awards recognizes businesses and individuals for their special achievements and/or contributions to the community.


Event February 23

2018 Business Achievement Awards Gala



Event Nov 9

1226A Highway 148
Campbell's Bay
6:30 PM



Refurbishment of the Bryson Generating Station

SHAWVILLE, December 11, 2017 – On Friday, December 8th, 2017 two Board members, Todd Hoffman and Brian Wallace of the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce participated in an information meeting at Hydro-Québec concerning the upcoming refurbishment of the Bryson generating station in Bryson.


An important message from the President

As President of the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce, I wish to convey my thoughts to the business people, their clientele and all those that believe in the strength of an economic group. I was recently invited by a local organization to present the action plan of the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce. It is always with great pleasure that I accept this opportunity to advocate the Chamber, and to discuss the activities and actions to promote business development in the Pontiac.


2018 Business Achievement Awards

Do you know an outstanding business?
Do you know a business that has made a significant contribution to your community?
Have you received outstanding service?
Has a new business impressed you?

Nominate them to receive a Business Achievement Award now!

For information or to submit a nomination form:

Pontiac Chamber of Commerce
131A Victoria Street
Shawville, QC J0X 2Y0

Nomination deadline: November 30, 2017

VIEW the Nomination Form in PDF format…

DOWNLOAD the Nomination Form in Word format…


Taking Action: Revised CCPC tax proposals What you need to know (and do) now

During “Small Business Week”1, which took place from October 15 to 21, 2017, the federal government announced substantial modifications to the proposals for taxation of private corporations that had been introduced by the Department of Finance on July 18, 2017. The originally-proposed measures focused on three areas: income sprinkling among family members, passive investment income earned within corporations and converting regular income from a corporation into capital gains. The government had invited interested parties to comment on the proposals by October 2, 2017 and they ultimately received over 21,000 submissions from various business groups, industry associations and other interested parties. In response to comments received, the Department of Finance made a series of announcements modifying and, in some cases, withdrawing some of the proposals.

More information…

2018 Business Achievement Awards Gala

Photo of the 2012 Awards Gala

Friday, February 23, 2018

Pontiac Conference Centre
Fort-Coulonge, QC

6 PM - Cocktails and appetizers
followed by the awards presentation

The Chamber is hosting the 6th annual Business Achievement Awards Gala –
a way to recognize and celebrate the efforts of our entrepreneurs in 10 categories…

MORE information…


Connecting SMEs – Support for creating online store

branchons les PME

A note from Branchons les PME

Free coaching to create an online store. Thanks to a grant that our non-profit organization (NPO) Connecting SMEs received, we can assist entrepreneurs throughout Quebec to create an online store for your business. The project is related to free training to create an online store for Small & Medium Entreprises (SMEs). Our grant will provide 9 hours of training for entrepreneurs trainees specifically for the platform. The subsidy is provided only until the end of August.

Now is the perfect time to register!

For more information (website only available in French) …


Desjardins Caisse populiare de Fort Coulounge

Promutuel Assurance Pontiac Sorting Centre

Tom Orr Cartage

Autobus Lasalle Inc. CEDEC Pontiac Chiropractic Clinic Groupe Santé Dentaire Mark Ryan Mireille Alary, notary SADC Société Alzheimer Pontiac Conference Centre Trudeau Collision