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News

West Nile virus in Outaouais

Chris Lowrey PONTIAC Aug. 16, 2017 The first positive mosquito pools for West Nile virus…

Tender for Community Centre

Chris Lowrey QUYON Aug. 16, 2017 The Municipality of Pontiac is requesting tenders for the…

Litchfield splash pad open in mere months

Litchfield splash pad open in mere months

Caleb Nickerson LITCHFIELD Aug. 13, 2017 Young families in the Pontiac will have a new…

Bloc leader speaks against NSDF

Bloc leader speaks against NSDF

Donald Teuma-Castelletti FORT WILLIAM Aug. 10, 2017 The leader of the Bloc Québécois met with…

Boil water advisory

CALEB NICKERSON PORTAGE DU FORT Aug. 9, 2017 Residents of Portage du Fort may soon…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Chef Chantal’s chips by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Chef Chantal’s chips  by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Ripples and chit chat followed every Norway Bay event covered: “Have you tried the food at the chip stand?” “You haven’t checked out the chip stand yet?” Lots…

Prancing from Pontiac to Mumbai by Caleb Nickerson

Prancing from Pontiac to Mumbai  by Caleb Nickerson

The great Chinese philosopher Confucius said that if you choose a job you love you’ll never have to work a day in your life. For Marie-Josée Corriveau, a…

Born under the stars by Caleb Nickerson

Born under the stars   by Caleb Nickerson

No matter what kind of crop or livestock they harvest, farmers have to wear many hats. Whether it’s being able to fix an old tractor that’s acting up…

Big city blues, small town roots by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Big city blues, small town roots by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Getting ready to step on stage, she knew performing was nothing new for her. The size of the crowd may be one of her bigger recent shows. The…

Editorials

Murray embodied Shawville

Shawville has lost one of its most famous residents, and a legend in the Pontiac. Former Ottawa Senators General Manager Bryan…

Good to see engaged citizens

On Sunday over 150 people piled aboard boats and formed a flotilla on the Ottawa River to protest a proposed disposal…

Chris Judd

It’s fall fair time

From small valley towns to Canada’s largest city Toronto, the fair is still the best event of the year even in a year when floods destroyed thousands…

The Way We Were

Shawville LYSE LACOURSE 819-647-5932 lyse380@gmail.com

Our thoughts and prayers to the Ayearst family on the loss of David on Aug. 7 at Green Lake, Shawville, Que. Our deepest sympathies to the Schwartz…

Letters to the Editor

Unfinished Constitutional business or time to read your Canadian Constitution

Dear Editor, As Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation, now is an appropriate time to read what is included in Canada’s constitution. Could it be that…

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