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News

McDowell We Act Club donates to PCH

McDowell We Act Club donates to PCH

On May 30, Mr. Gilbert Daoust, manager of the CISSSO was very pleased to welcome…

Luskville picnic gets the kids rocking

Luskville picnic gets the kids rocking

Donald Teuma-Castelletti LUSKVILLE June 17, 2017 For the third annual family picnic, children five years-old…

Cruisin’ through the Pontiac the old-fashioned way

Cruisin’ through the Pontiac the old-fashioned way

Caleb Nickerson BRYSON June 14, 2017 Gearheads and classic car enthusiasts from across the region…

Club in good shape

Caleb Nickerson SHAWVILLE June 13, 2017 Around 30 members of the Shawville Curling Club gathered…

L’école l’Envolée students meet Ottawa Red Blacks players

L’école l’Envolée students meet Ottawa Red Blacks players

During their visit to the House of Commons, the l’École l’Envolée students from Campbell’s Bay…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Louis Schryer: a life of music by Caleb Nickerson

Louis Schryer: a life of music by Caleb Nickerson

Friedrich Nietzsche, arguably the greatest philosopher of the 19th Century, said that “without music, life would be a mistake.” Though the sentiment rings true, it is particularly rare…

The Bean machine by Sophie Kuijper Dickson

The Bean machine   by Sophie Kuijper Dickson

Daryl Bean has found a knack for being the middle man. “I used to play hockey with Bryan Murray,” he remembered. “When I was seeing Bryan getting angry,…

Everything old is new again by CHRIS LOWERY

Everything old is new again   by CHRIS LOWERY

Jason Yereck can be considered something of a renaissance man when it comes to the arts, which is fitting considering he is the owner of Renaissance Variety in…

Jack Lang: a community man by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Jack Lang: a community man  by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

On the days of the visitation, the line was out the door and down the block. Three separate visitation periods were offered in an effort to accommodate everyone.…

Editorials

Mayoral musical chairs

The game of mayoral musical chairs in Calumet Island has commenced anew, as now-former Mayor Pierre Fréchette announced his resignation on…

What a small community can do

Governments move slowly. It’s something we all should know by now. And generally, society moves faster than governments. So when the…

Chris Judd

Farmers are like a parade

At a meeting of a group of community leaders held near our nation’s capital, a concerned lady was worried that there was no Canada 150 parade organized…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

June 17, 1992, 25 Years Ago Ladysmith holds community party: Last Saturday, the Thorne Community Recreation Association put on a bash to celebrate Canada’s 125th and the…

Letters to the Editor

Fly in the ointment

Dear Editor, While the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is thrilled with the recent announcement by Premier Philippe Couillard to create a new government secretariat dealing with…

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,…

Under the Pines