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Decision 2015: Question for the candidates

Question of the week: The service sector is the largest provider of jobs in Canada,…

Who goes first?

The famous 1930s sketch Who’s on First? by American comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello…

Major fundraiser for Heritage College

Major fundraiser for Heritage College

ANDREA CRANFIELD PONTIAC Aug. 20, 2015 On Aug. 20, The Cégep Heritage College Foundation, established…

A hot day for funding the fire department

A hot day for funding the fire department

Kate Aley MANSFIELD Aug.19, 2015 Despite extremely humid weather, 72 golfers enjoyed their day at…

Rubber ducks race for funds towards Residence Meilleur

Rubber ducks race for funds towards Residence Meilleur

Kate Aley ALLUMETTE ISLAND Aug. 15, 2015 With a whoosh, 500 yellow rubber ducks toppled…

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Features

A girl of summer: Pine Lodge camper celebrates 90th birthday

A girl of summer: Pine Lodge camper celebrates 90th birthday

What appeared to be a simple cup of coffee proved much more for Mrs. Hazel Bradshaw last week. “A couple of weeks ago, (Pine Lodge owner) Mrs.  Lois…

Feature on 5: Linda Bergeron Baril, sharing art lessons from the “best art school ever” By Kate Aley

Feature on 5: Linda Bergeron Baril, sharing art lessons from the “best art school ever” By Kate Aley

KATE ALEY Although she had always loved to draw, Luskville’s Linda Bergeron Baril’s art career was launched by a watercolour paint set, a gift from her husband, André.…

Feature on 5: Geoff Garceau, ex-RCMP, still PTSD

Feature on 5: Geoff Garceau, ex-RCMP, still PTSD

KATE ALEY Luskville’s Geoff Garceau joined the RCMP in 1986 because of his hero, his grandfather, a member of the Quebec Police Force. But working in law enforcement…

Feature on 5: Maura McLean, synchro swimming strength

Feature on 5: Maura McLean, synchro swimming strength

KATE ALEY Maura (Barry) McLean loves to swim but not in a straight line. The 14-year-old Toronto youth with strong Pontiac family ties has qualified for the Canadian…

Editorials

This is what we can do

This weekend, like almost every summer weekend, the people of the Pontiac came out to play some ball, play some music,…

Making a real change

With the election called, politics seems to be on Canada’s antennae already, voters feeling out each party’s platform. Parties are churning…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

Outstanding in his Field: Black Bears and Politicians

CHRIS JUDD There are always a few around but every three or four years we seem to be bombarded with them. Sometimes even more frequently if they…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were

BONNIE CHEVRIER Aug. 22, 1990, 25 Years Ago Pontiac Day at the Ex: Local entertainers who travelled to the Central Canada Exhibition as part of Pontiac Day…

Letters to the Editor

C 51 law

Dear Editor, Stephen Harper is hoping the long twists and turns of the election will make Canadians exhausted when it comes time to vote, at which time…

Opinions

Fair Comment: Good for more than driving on

Firstly, I would like to congratulate everyone who organized and participated in the #SauvonsNotrePont #SaveOurBridge demonstration. It was professionally done, well organized and got the attention of…

Campbells Bay Ciment