Public Notice

Published on July 2, 2021

NCC Reopens Blanchet Beach and La Pêche Lake Beach

The National Capital Commission (NCC) is pleased to announce the reopening of Blanchet Beach at Meech Lake and La Pêche Lake Beach in Gatineau Park, today at 10 am, Friday, July 2, 2021.

In accordance with directives from the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les Changements Climatiques (MELCC) of Quebec, the beaches were closed on June 28, due to the water quality results, class D (Polluted). Follow-ups at the site have confirmed that the water is now safe for swimming, in accordance with MELCC standards.

All beaches at Meech, La Pêche, Philippe and Leamy Lakes, are open to swimmers.

Media Information:

Dominique Huras
Media Relations
613-286-0886 (cellular)