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News

Area seniors get funding boost

Chris Lowrey MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC March 20, 2017 Several local politicians were on hand on…

M.O.P. has first council meeting in two months

M.O.P. has first council meeting in two months

Chris Lowrey MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC March 14, 2017 On March 14, for the first time…

Cégep Heritage College Foundation announces six new student bursaries

HERITAGE COLLEGE GATINEAU March 16, 2017 It is with heartfelt gratitude for community support that…

St. Paddy’s in Campbell’s Bay

St. Paddy’s in Campbell’s Bay

CALEB NICKERSON CAMPBELL’S BAY March 17, 2017 The R.A. Hall in Campbell’s Bay was a…

Meet the new intern: Terry Bijojote

Meet the new intern: Terry Bijojote

TERRY BIJOJOTE SHAWVILLE March 22, 2017 As a newbie to your wonderful town, my colleagues…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Sheenboro native to lead first Navy vessel north

Sheenboro native to lead first Navy vessel north

SOPHIE KUIJPER DICKSON SHEENBORO March 22, 2017 Corey Gleason describes his life as a series of ‘right place, right time’ kind of events that, when strung together, have…

Elsie Gibbons’ memory lives on

Elsie Gibbons’ memory lives on

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, the Fédération québecoise des municipalités (FQM) announced the creation of the Elsie Gibbons award, to recognize the important work that women are…

Milkweed or Silkweed?

Milkweed or Silkweed?

SOPHIE KUIJPER DICKSON QUYON March 8, 2017 Chantal Chrétien and René Boily never set out to be milkweed farmers. In their various experiences working as wildlife technicians out…

The world’s healthiest fast food

The world’s healthiest fast food

SOPHIE KUIJPER DICKSON FORT COULONGE Mar 1, 2017 “Only one hour after Albert was born I called Myriam because it wasn’t working,” said Marie-Eve de Ladurantaye of Bryson,…

Editorials

Wait and see

The CEO of Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO) Jean Hébert was in the Pontiac on…

Erin go bragh: St. Paddy’s in the Pontiac

On Friday, Pontiacers will have a chance to celebrate their Irish heritage by paying tribute to good old St. Patrick on…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

The Pontiac Community Refrigerator

A gigantic change in eating habits occurred when electricity became an accepted norm. What we ate was seasonal food like green veggies in summer and fall, fruits…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Mar. 18, 1992, 25 Years Ago Braeside mill closing May 1: The Stone Consolidated sawmill at Braeside, Ont. will close its doors on the first of May.…

Letters to the Editor

Knights’ bingo

Dear Editor, During the last few months, I have heard different rumours concerning the Knights’ Bingo held at the parish hall on Sundays. Therefore, I am taking…

Opinions

Pontiac still the bellwether riding By Brian Middlemiss

Pontiac is a federal electoral riding as beautiful and enduring as the Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers it borders. Bilingual and ruralist history was written by the farmers,…

Campbells Bay Ciment