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Interprovincial impatience

What’s cottage country without cottagers?


By Hunter Cresswell The Gatineau Hills is cottage country for a lot of Ottawa residents, some of whom are getting ancy about when they will be able to travel to their secondary residences amidst the pandemic.

Despite the restrictions on non-essential trips between regions and MRCs within Quebec being lifted May 11, such travel from Ottawa to Gatineau is still prohibited, for now, which leaves May 24 weekend – usually a big weekend for cottagers to escape the city and kick off cottage season – in the lurch for the time being.