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News

Bristol Market hosts season opener

Bristol Market hosts season opener

Chris Lowrey BRISTOL May 19, 2017 Several vendors opened up their stalls for the first…

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Donald Teuma-Castelletti BRISTOL May 24, 2017 A Bristol-based golf course and country club is seeing…

Sporting a new discussion

Sporting a new discussion

Donald Teuma-Castelletti FORT COULONGE May 19, 2017 The MRC Pontiac held a round table meeting…

MRC looks to electrify the Pontiac

Caleb Nickerson PONTIAC May 24, 2017 The MRC Pontiac is allocating funds to study the…

MRC Pontiac compost survey and renos

Caleb Nickerson PONTIAC May 24, 2017 MRC Pontiac is encouraging residents to submit feedback on…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Sixty years strong by Caleb Nickerson

Sixty years strong by Caleb Nickerson

Atholl Smith has a fire in his belly, a fire for fighting fires. The 78-year-old Campbell’s Bay native was a founding member of the Campbell’s Bay-Litchfield Fire Department…

Community gardener puts down the rake

Community gardener puts down the rake

This morning, I went to the grocery store in Shawville for a few items,” said Father Basil Tanguay, who has worked as a priest in churches across the…

The five firewomen of Otter Lake

The five firewomen of Otter Lake

Sonya Rivington grew up in a home with an old-fashioned fire department phone line. The chief would call one number and phones in every fireman’s home would go…

Quyon’s Queen of Cuisine

Quyon’s Queen of Cuisine

  By Sophie Kuijer Dickson Aromas of meatballs, baked beans and scalloped potatoes escaped through the back door of the McCann home as one of the first warm…

Editorials

What is going on with paid parking?

After being told at a public meeting on March 20 that the MRC Pontiac, Municipality of Pontiac and the Centre intégré…

The Sens are Canada’s team

We live in Canada. We love hockey. That’s just who we are as a country. Now that the NHL playoffs are…

Chris Judd

The cow with a hole in her side! Outstanding in his field by Chris Judd

“Yes Sandy; there really is such a thing as a cow with a hole in her side.” She’s a “fistulated cow” and all veterinarian and agricultural universities…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

May 20, 1992, 25 Years Ago Here’s mud in your eye: Blake Thompson’s Toyota Land Cruiser plowed through the last few feet of track and tossed up…

Letters to the Editor

Deserve better

Dear Editor, Cottagers, campers and fishermen from outside the Pontiac have made their way here during the first long weekend of the holiday season to enjoy our…

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