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Coming Events

TOY DRIVE – The Low Down and WCEF are collecting NEW unwrapped toys for families in our communities who could use some extra holiday cheer this season. Toys can be dropped off at The Low Down office in Wakefield, Meredith Centre in Chelsea, Pilon in Masham and Brennan's Hill Store in Low. Donations can be accepted until Dec. 9, 2022. 

RUPERT CHRISTMAS Concert, Sunday, Dec. 4 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Entertainment for kids of all ages. Admission is free, but please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.  There will be a canteen with snacks to purchase during intermission. Santa will be paying a visit so come and say hi!

LIGHT UP the Night with an outdoor tree lighting! Come help us celebrate. Everyone welcome! Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7 p.m. Saint Camillus Church parking lot, 43 Plunkett Road, Farrellton QC. Lights on sale now: $5 each or 5 for $20. Contact: Steven Carroll, Glen Carroll, Naomi Fleury, Bryan Daly, Christopher Lemieux, Eva Plunkett, Judith Daly or Zachary Plunkett-Latimer. There will be a bake sale and hot chocolate available in the parish hall and tickets for the Christmas raffle - 1st prize confectionery basket, 2nd prize turkey, and 3rd prize Christmas cake. Draw  will take place during event.

ANGLICAN CHURCH Services – St. Mary Magdalene, Chelsea 9 a.m. Good Shepherd, Wakefield 11:15 a.m. Masks provided. Please join us! 

AA MEETING Tuesdays at 7 Eglise La Pêche, 889 ch Riverside. All Welcome. 

“The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking.”  


FORMATION EFT/Tapping Training – 12 heures d'atelier pratique (1.5 jour): samedi, 21 janvier et dimanche, 22 janvier (ou 24 janvier soir, en ligne). Formatrice: Louise Laplante, Naturopathe. Frais: 249$ + tx. Inscription: /819-410-2141.  

Buy & Sell

LOCAL BEEF BOXES from Northern Seeds. Angus beef, grass finished. Includes 30 lbs mixed cuts for $330 (value of $400). Delivery available. Details online at or call 514-834-1686


FINAL REMINDER for lovers of local history. Support the Gatineau Valley Historical Society this season by ordering a unique gift for your friends, family members, or yourself—a gift-bagged 48-volume set of Up the Gatineau!, our local history journal. Specially-priced at $125 compared to $160. Cumulative index for $10. Sale ends December 9. Call Dave or Shirley at 819-827-1548 or email

THE BOOK Nook is restocked with great book bargains. $5/ adult book or 5 for $20. Kids and Ado books $1 each. You never know what you'll find. 

ENJOY HOME-COOKED, fresh-frozen foods prepared by local MAPAQ certified professional cook/baker/ gardener/forager. Menu, pricing, and references available upon request. Email Angela at

SUMMER AND winter tires 225/65/ R17 used one season each. Roll of insulation and approximately 4 boxes of laminate flooring. Best offer 819-459-1593


WE ARE HIRING pastry maker and more. 25hr/wk. Flexible hours, experience not required. Please send CV to // Nous embauchons un pâtissier et plus encore. 25h/sem. Horaires flexibles, expérience non requise. Veuillez envoyer votre CV à


FROM HAMMERS to CNC machines. Local woodworking shop looking to build a team is seeking a labourer, an apprentice and an experienced cabinetmaker. These are full-time, permanent positions. Visit and Call John at 459-2477


FIRE STARTER – It's that time again. Time for wood stoves and fireplaces to be fired up. Pop by the Low Down office at 815 ch Riverside and pick up some old copies of the Low Down get your fire going quickly. Visit the wooden bin under the deck, it's full tight of past editions for your burning pleasure.


FIREWOOD, MIXED hardwood 4’x 8’ x 16”, pick up or delivery, please contact for pricing. Email or call  819-456-1509.


FIREWOOD 100% Hardwood  – 16'' X 4' X 8' - $110 plus delivery. 16'' X 4' X 8' - not split - $95 plus delivery. Come and cut it yourself $80 per face cord. Dave Mayer 819-456-3283

For Rent

MASHAM TWO bedroom apartment, ground level entrance. Walkout directly to your car. Superior soundproofing, heated floors in kitchen, dining room and bathroom. Shed, snowplowing and lawn mowing included. Available March 1, 2023. $950/month plus hydro. Call 873-567-8283 (landline).

WAKEFIELD RENTAL – Walking distance to ski hill. 2 bedrooms, furnished. Jan. 1 to Mar. 31. Adults only, no pets. $1,100 per month plus utilities. 819-459-1728.

LOOKING FOR someone to share my house in Masham. Call 819-328- 4492.  

Real Estate Wanted

YOUNG FAMILY looking to buy a house privately in the Hills. Thinking of selling? Please call David or Tina at 613-866-9050

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,


ASTROLOGICAL COUNCILLOR Kathryn Connolly, BA, RHN, since 1991. December Special: $135/hr includes charts, tarot, transit, MP3 file and taxes. Great gift! 604-240-8544


MIKE’S HANDYMAN Services A to Z. Available 24/7. Call 613-213-5717 or


NICK APPLEBY – 35+ years in the area. Licensed carpenter and contractor. Residential renovations, basement finishing, decks etc. Bonded and insured. RBQ#5807-1119-01. or 819-210-0787.


PRIME HYGIENE dental end of the year promo for new clients, from Oct. 24 to Dec 24: Teeth cleaning and exam: Adults $100; children 3-15 years old $80. Contact us at 819-319-0179

GREEN CLEANING Services – Weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, move in/out and one time cleanings. Please call 514- 232-7511 or email

BOOKKEEPING for small or medium-sized businesses and self-employed workers. Call Leon at 819-456-2056 or email

HOUSECLEANER AVAILABLE. Reasonable rates, organic cleaning products. Call 613-805-8523.


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

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


NEED A website? Online store? Search engine optimization? Google marketing? E-commerce? With over 25 years experience, Matthew is your man! Call 613-915-8875 or visit

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

PINEVIEW TREE services and property maintenance. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming of trees. Brush chipping, lot clearing and cedar hedge trimming. Cell: 819-664-3531

TREES ARE so generous. Let's love them back! Check their health with Paul Hetzler, Certified Arborist 613-255-4966.

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: