Poisson-Blanc Business

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La Tanière d’ours distinct ** The Distinct Bear Den

We know it can be daunting to find dependable people with good knowledge and expertise who leave your home with a job well done… Well, rest assured!! L & L are here! Young at heart with 40 years’ experience in ALL construction work and Property Upkeep. Jobs are skilfully done with a smile and lots of pride! 

It cannot be easy to remain away from your holiday home.   We hope you are and your families are all well and remain safe until this up heaving quandary is resolved.    In the meantime, we are taking this opportunity to introduce our services to this beautiful region we’ve called home since 2016.  We are located at 429 Ch. Du Grand Poisson Blanc (Yes the lane way that says «Entrée Interdite» !)

No worries, just call Lori at 819-319-5471 to reach us!

You may want to catch up on the yard work or projects that have been neglected due to your absence.  Here are the services we offer: *(USING ALL RECOMMENDED PRECAUTIONS FROM HEALTH CANADA FOR EVERYONE’S SAKE… **for mom!)

  • Emergency Service Calls
  • Complete Cottage / Home Maintenance and Repairs
  • Landscaping and Garden Upkeep
  • Special Projects
  • Suggestions and/or Assistance with your hands on project

Luc Carrière and Lori Bennett are two hard working, active people who have been together for 40 years!!  They retired from their family business (Farm Charmed) in 2013. Lori was also a Nature Interpreter for the Gatineau Park and now cares for her 90 year old mom full time.  Luc is a really good guy who always needs something to do!!  He is well known for his expertise throughout Aylmer, Hull and Ottawa.  He started working at age 15 for Cohen and Cohen then was snatched up by Ottawa Carpentry services as the right hand man…At age 25, he started his own company,  “Distinct Carpentry” which included sub-contracting for Astro Kitchen Designs, CastleCorp and others…  In 2014, Newton Lake and its’ land cast a spell upon us.  Purchased in 2015, it’s been our full time Home SWEET Home since 2016.

Our mission:  Making things beautiful!  Give us a call at 819-319-5471 or 819-923-7305.  Stay SAFE everyone…. We look forward to hearing from you.  

Lori and Luc (AKA L&L)

Maintain YOUR Bears Den with “Distinct Bear Den”


The Helpful Maintenance Team

Need help with:

  • Small renovations;
  • Painting & varnishing;
  • Lawn care: cutting grass and collecting leaves;
  • Maintenance of rock gardens, flower beds, hedges and shrubs;
  • Roof snow removal;
  • Cutting fire wood.

Good rates! Call Rock and his team!

PHONE HIM NOW: Rock-Antoine Gagné 819-962-4039

Help from our members ASK US!! CONTACT US: HERE

This list was updated May 25 2020.

Welding ask us for: Afredo

Scuba diving to retrieve a lost object ask us for: Yan

Technical assistance for internet or computers ask us for: Matthew

Local business that help us in 2019:

A contractor from Lac-Ste-Marie that you can call for earth, sand & rock TRANSPORTATION or LANDSCAPING for a cottage or driveway:






Thirty minutes extra bonus of the moonlight experience for free! To get your special bonus YOU must say you are from our association and also have your lake address.

Link to their website is: HERE




Get a 5% reduction on work done by: PAYSAGISTE GABIE LANDSCAPING

Ask for Wesley Gabie 819-467-5617 or 819-210-0991

or go to their Facebook page: HERE

To get your 5% reduction YOU must say you are from our association and also have your lake address