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 THE LOW Down is currently running on a bi-weekly schedule. Our next print edition will be on August 19. Thank you for understanding and stay well. 

Rentals - Wanted

 LOOKING FOR one or two bedroom apartment. Please call 819-457-4417. 

QUIET FAMILY looking for a 4 bedroom home or intergenerational with privacy. Please call or text Dany 450-340-3039.


Coming Events

 SOFT LAUNCH for Verte-alerte/ Go Green environmental programs – Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16. Reserve for a walkabout of property and a taste of our nature-based activites. Denise Markhame 819-457-2935. 


GRANNY GARAGE sale – We are purging our household stuff. Furniture, ping pong table, etc. Come to our garage at 114 ch des Erables, Alcove on Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations to Wakefield Grannies are greatly appreciated. Please wear a mask. 


WELCOME TO the Old Chelsea Market, Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Meredith Centre. Enjoy locally grown and crafted products. See you at the market! 


ALL YOUR local food can be found at the Wakefield Market every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Centre. Local meat, honey, maple syrup, seasonal vegetables and tasty treats. Thank you for supporting local producers! 


ST. MARY Magdalene Church — Opening soon! Join us Sunday, September 6, 10 a.m., 537 Route 105, Chelsea. 

Buy & Sell

PROFESSIONAL BAKER'S table $1,500. Excellent condition. Maple butcher block top. 58” x 27” x 33”. Extension 27” x 30”. One shelf. Contact Helene 819-459-3815. 


BUILDING A fireplace or stone wall? Three boxes of beautiful natural stone facing for sale. Panagaea, New England Quarry Ledgestone. Approximately 30 square feet. Cost over $170 per box at Merkely Building Supplies in Ottawa. Can be inspected by appointment at 74 Larrimac. 613-238-4830. Best offer. 

18' BOAT TRAILER for sale, like new. Asking $800. Call Dave for details. 819-827-3504. 

MAZDA 2016 CX5, fully loaded, winter tires on rims, 94,000 km, perfect running condition. $16,500. 613-299- 4145. 

STOP BY or give us a shout. Fly control products. Fertilizer for lawns and fields. Fencing for farm or home. Pool supplies, yes we have liquid chlorine. Bale stack covers. Gates, many styles available. Calcium for dust control. Culverts, wheelbarrows and poultry feeds and needs. Lots more stuff you need. M&R Feeds & Farm Supply. Micksburg 613-735-3689, Pembroke 613-732-3843, Shawville 819-647-2814. 



MIXED DRY hardwood, we deliver. 819-712-1689.


WHY WAIT for fall – 100% dry hardwood. We deliver. 819-456-4570.

MIXED HARDWOOD firewood 4'x 8'x16''. Delivery available within the Outaouais. Email or 819-456-1509.


 WANTED LOG and Timber frame builders ,with experience (OR without experience with a desire to learn ) Email is the preferred way to reach me , located in Duclos, Quebec. Locals preferred. Tous le monde bienvenue. 

LOCAL RENOVATION Contractor now hiring. Must have reliable transportation to our shop in Low, Quebec. Some construction experience preferred but not required. Full time hours and occasional weekends. Excellent pay. Call Jim at 819-962-6542. Call today, start today! 

SUR LA LUNE is looking for servers for their gourmet ice cream products for the months of August, September and October. Please apply in person to Sur la Lune, or call Sharon Rounds at 819-459-1596. 

WAKEFIELD MILL – Looking for house cleaners. 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Weekdays and weekends. For more information call Linda at 819- 661-9611 or email me at

TIM HORTONS in Wakefield is looking to hire additional employees in various positions. To apply please email 

For Rent

COVID SPECIAL – One bedroom apartment available for self-isolation. For whatever reason it may be, you need to find a place, for yourself or someone else, where it’s safe and pleasant to self-isolate for 2 weeks? Our granny flat is available. 3 kms north of the Wakefield bridge on the east side of the Gatineau River. Very private. Perfect for one or two persons for self-isolation. It will be left vacant for 2 weeks between tenants. No pets and smoking only outside. Later it will be available for longer term with min. 1 month stay. Connect with me through the website or by email:


Real Estate

COVID-19 SPECIAL retreat – Island at Trois Lac in Perkins for sale 30 x 30 cabin, 2 bedroom. Swim on your own beach, fishing or boat ride. Could be your own getaway. $100,000 o.b.o. Interested persons only, call for viewing 819-431-9525 or 819-962-9525. Mask obligatory during visit.



THE LOW DOWN wants to help people connect in a Covid concious way. Send us your 30 word personal ad, including a contact email address, and we will run it at no cost! It's not like you have anything else to do.

WOMAN IN mid 50s, professional and nature/outdoor enthusiast living in the Gatineau Hills, interested in finding a life friendship with an established and thoughtful person. Email: 

Professional Services

EXPERT JEWELLER can repair your favourite pieces, and collaborate with you to make something unique and affordable using your old gold. John Urban, 819-422-3836,


SUFFERING WITH pain? Try light therapy:

HANDYMAN AVAILABLE – Indoor/outdoor work, renovations, decks, fences, repairs, painting, flooring, tiling, call Bob 819-456-4189.

HAVE YOU experienced a traumatic event? Try my Soul Repair service to receive healing from the Angelic realm:

FRUSTRATED WITH finding time to do your home renovations, then let Aben do it for you. Call at 819-665-4123 or email Greenman Pro Construction – framing, drywall, painting, decks, fences, interlocking brick and welding.

HOUSING DESIGN strategy for climate change mitigation. Structural system utilizes post-consumer waste materials,


FINANCIAL COACH – Is your financial situation stressing you out? Book a free consultation:

LAWN TRACTOR tune ups/repairs. Pick up/delivery available. Reasonable rates. Fast service. 30 years experience 819-457-1967.

PROBLEMS WITH YOUR ROOF? For long-term solutions, call Wakefield Roofing, the metal roofing experts. 819-661-9130.

WINDOW CLEANING, eavestrough repair, and siding cleaning. Wakefield area. Insured. References. Contact 819-459-1130.

RUPERT RENOVATIONS – Repairs and renovations on homes and cottages. 25 years experience. Call John – Cell: 613-302-9161; Tel: 819-459-1141.

WAKEFIELD KITCHENS by John Zeitoun. Home and cottage kitchen renovations. Are you looking to renovate, reface, or rejuvenate your kitchen? Add an island, harvest table, or hoosier cabinet? Call John Zeitoun 819-459-2477 for a free design consultation and a friendly chat. 

MAN AROUND THE HOUSE – Meeting all of your home and property needs: repairs, upgrades, maintenance, etc. Reliable, efficient, and guaranteed. Great references. Call Christian at 819-230-8129; email:

FJH ELECTRIC – Certified master electrician. Quality work, reasonable price. Serving Chelsea/Wakefield/Gatineau. 613-276-2876; RBQ License #5638-9240-01


WANT HAPPY TREES? Have a health evaluation done so they can live long and prosper. Paul Hetzler, ISA Certified Arborist since 1996. 613-255-4966.

PINEVIEW TREE cutting services. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming. Cell: 819-664-3531.

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The Low Down to Hull and Back

815, Riverside Drive

Wakefield, QC, J0X 3G0

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