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Recent news

Restigouche Business of the Year


The annual general meeting of the Restigouche Tourism Association was held on March 14th at the Salle du Citoyen in Kedgwick.

The association took the opportunity to present its annual tourism forum and honor the Restigouche Tourism Business of the Year 2017 –   The Cross Country Ski Club – Les Aventuriers of Charlo.

Les Aventuriers are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year.  President Jean-Philippe Levesque was present to accept the award.

Swim Challenge Charlo CIMS FM

Unfortunately we must abandon our departure from the quay of Miguasha for a few reasons. Since the wharf has become very dangerous and for the safety of swimmers and volunteers, we had to review our swim event.  We would like to thank the Municipality of Nouvelle for their unconditional participation throughout the 15 years.  With 327 participants and 287 who finished the 10km and 3km, we must say that the idea was perhaps not so far-fetched.

The Charlo – CIMS FM Swim Challenge event will take place from the big top at the Charlo beach with a triangular course of 3km with the possibility to swim the 3km, 6km and 9km around the same triangle. We also plan to install a ½km buoy for smaller children who may want to enter a “mini challenge”.  The event will be held on July 15, 2017.

Organizing Committee 2017

Lisa Armishaw, Jacques Allard, Carol Levesque, Rhéal Laviolette, Jean Corbin, Jean-Eudes Moreau

Press Release


Monday, January 30, 2017

 Fundraiser for affected families in the Acadian Peninsula

 (Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing and Dalhousie, NB) – The Restigouche-East municipalities (Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing and Dalhousie) are currently collecting donations to help victims of the Acadian Peninsula, especially those on Lamèque Island, since the Restigouche-West municipalities are currently focusing on the greater Tracadie-Sheila area. The main objective is to help disadvantaged families.

The sought donations are SPECIFICALLY cash and / or gas gift cards (Esso or Irving only). Your donations will be used for making food boxes for families in need, as well as providing them with gasoline for their generators.

Please bring your donations to your respective municipality (Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing or Dalhousie). Two deliveries will be made. For the first delivery that is scheduled for tomorrow morning, Tuesday, January 31, you have until 5 pm today, Monday, January 30, to bring your donations to your respective municipality. For those who can only bring their donations after 5 pm, you can go to the Balmoral municipal building until 8 pm. For the second delivery scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, you can bring your donations until Tuesday, January 31 at 5 pm to your respective municipalities.

The municipalities of Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing and Dalhousie will each contribute $ 500.

For information, please contact your respective municipality:

Village of Balmoral                   826-6060

Village of Charlo                      684-7850

Village of Eel River Crossing     826-6080

Town of Dalhousie                   684-7600

The Restigouche-East municipalities thank you for your collaboration. Your contribution can make all the difference for these affected families.



Village of Charlo has approved the budget

The municipal council for the Village of Charlo has approved the 2017 General Operating Fund Budget and the 2017 Water and Sewer Utility Operating Fund Budget during a special meeting which was held on December 20th , 2016.

The total budget for the General Operating Fund is $ 1,448,177  Non Tax Revenue of $ 178,150 and Community Funding and Equalization Grant of $ 100,301 leaving a Warrant to be raised by a local rate of $ 1,169,726.  The tax rate for 2017 will increase to 1.4506 per $100.00 of evaluation.

The total budget for the Water and Sewer Utility Operating Fund is $ 297,699 with revenues from own and other sources of $ 39,584 leaving a Net Budget to be raised from user charges of $258,115.

The water and sewerage will remain the same as last year.

Water $231.00/yr. or equal billing of $57.75 .

Sewerage $300.00/yr. or equal billing of $75.00

This means that a residence with both services will pay a yearly amount of $ 531.00 or billed in equal amounts of $ 132.75.

Outdoor Ice Surfaces

Let’s get in MOTION

The two outdoor ice surfaces near the ACA building are available to everyone who wishes to enjoy outdoor activities.

Summer Splash 2017

The Summer Splash 2017 Committee is looking for new members.   Without your help, it will be impossible to prepare the 19th edition of the Splash.  Meetings are held on Monday nights, once a month.  To join or for more information, please can call us at 987-0233 or write to us on Facebook.  Thank you for spreading the word!

New Residents

With the help of the Charlo Welcoming Committee, the Municipality and the Businesses a Meet and Greet will be held for all new residents and businesses of Charlo (2015-2017) on Friday, May 5th , 2017.  Information about this evening will follow in the near future.


No owner of a pet shall allow that animal to run at large in the municipality.

This is a reminder to PLEASE be responsible and pick up after your animals.

Chorale Saint-François Xavier

If you like to sing, you are invited to join “la Chorale Saint-François Xavier de Charlo”. We sing religious and popular songs. Our practises are held on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm at the choir locale (door behind the church). We are presently preparing the 100th   anniversary of our church. We have interesting projects. We have received an invitation from the “Théâtre Populaire d’Acadie” to sing a song in arab in a theatre play in April. We want to continue to promote culture in our village.

Welcome to everyone.

Emergency Measures – Important Questionnaire

In 2013 a very important questionnaire was sent to all residents in the municipality for emergency planning through the services of Sentinel Systems Ltd. This program was developed with the feedback and guidance of emergency professionals in all levels of government.  The objective of this program is to rapidly alert all citizens and to be able to respond to emergency situations (for example, in the event of a disaster; natural or man-made or an evacuation).

If any changes were made in your residence since 2013 (ex: – new residents, # of persons in your household, address, email, pets, heating systems, persons with special needs), we would appreciate if you could complete  a new questionnaire available on the Village of Charlo website or at the municipal office so that updates can be made to the system.  The completed questionnaire may be return at the municipal office.

EMO- Questionnaire – Jan. 2017

We thank you for your co-operation regarding this very important matter.

Yours truly,

Village of Charlo & Charlo Fire Department

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