Welcome to Thorne, Quebec
The municipality of Thorne, Quebec is located a short hour car ride from Canada's capital Ottawa. Nestled in the Gatineau Hills, you will find nature at its best. With its many lakes, vast forests, and acres of green space, our municipality is a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of city life. While Thorne offers quietness and space, it also provides many local businesses and services which either the permanent resident or the weekend visitor will find useful.
Please take this opportunity to browse through our website to learn more about the municipality of Thorne. Whether you are looking for a place to live or retire to or for a destination to vacation, Thorne is a fine choice.
The municipality is seeking two volunteers
We would LOVE your help!
The MRC Pontiac has a program that gives a grant to low-income households for renovations. Should you like information on eligibility, please contact Louis Carron at 819-648-5689 (227)
Become a Red Cross volunteer
Join our emergency response team in the Pontiac region!
Red Cross volunteers assist victims of disasters such as fires and floods. They are ready to respond at any time, to provide emergency support, comfort and emotional warmth to those who have been affected.
As a Red Cross volunteer:
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News / Events
FREE large "household" Item drop-off
Every Year: Long weekend May
Friday: Noon to 5 pm
Monday: Noon to 5 pm
This includes beds / mattresses / chairs / couches / carpets / fridges / freezers
Office will be opened on Mondays as of April 1st, 2019.
Thorne TCRA Library
No membership fee
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-3pm
Did you know that the Shawville-Clarendon Library located at 356, Main Street in Shawville is open to Thorne residents?
The library is open 5 days a week:
The cost is $ 10.00 an individual or $ 20.00 for a family and that gives the patrons access to everything the library has to offer such as books, movies, magazines, computers with high speed internet, wireless internet access, story time for children. Also available to Library members are museum passes to the Museum of Civilization, the Museum of Nature, the Museum of Science and Technology, the Museum of Agriculture, the aviation Museum, the War Museum, the National Art Gallery and the City of Ottawa Museum (Bytown Museum, Pinhey’s Point, the Deifenbunker and many others).