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News

Gas up in Mansfield

Gas up in Mansfield

ANDREA CRANFIELD MANSFIELD Sept. 19, 2016 A new gas station opened up on Rue Principale…

Lac Dumont gets new boat ramp and access road repaired

ANDREA CRANFIELD OTTER LAKE Sept. 28, 2016 A new boat ramp was installed and an…

$5,000 donated to Villa James Shaw

$5,000 donated to Villa James Shaw

CALEB NICKERSON BRISTOL Sept. 26, 2016 Twenty nine people braved the chilly, damp weather on…

Public consultations on sports and leisure

Public consultations on sports and leisure

CALEB NICKERSON CAMPBELL’S BAY Sept. 22, 2016 The Elsie Gibbons room at MRC Pontiac’s office…

Church rededication

Church rededication

On Sept. 18 the Shawville community gathered for the rededication of the Anglican Church, performed…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Featureon5 Trish Murphy: Gardening the all-natural way by David Tulloch

Featureon5  Trish Murphy: Gardening the all-natural way by David Tulloch

Trish Murphy takes a very hands-off approach to her garden. She doesn’t fertilize her plants; she rarely waters them. And yet, her garden thrives. Her secret? The plants…

Featureon5 “Everywhere I looked, people were helpful”: New McDowell principal praises community for ongoing support by David Tulloch

Featureon5  “Everywhere I looked, people were helpful”: New McDowell principal praises community for ongoing support  by David Tulloch

Anne Valcov made herself very clear—as the new principal of Dr. S. E. McDowell Elementary School, nothing is more important to her than doing what is best for…

Winterize your home before it’s too late

Winterize your home before it’s too late

DAVID TULLOCH Sept. 14, 2016 Winter is coming. Don’t get stranded in the cold—start winter-proofing your home today. Long gone are the days of woodstoves heating entire homes;…

Seal the deal this fall so it doesn’t slip through the cracks come spring

Seal the deal this fall so it doesn’t slip through the cracks come spring

ANDREA CRANFIELD PONTIAC Sept. 7, 2016 With fall just around the corner, the colder weather will soon hit. Many people use this time to take care of odds…

Editorials

Freedom of the press

Last Wednesday, Michael Nguyen, a reporter with the Journal de Montreal had his computer seized by Sûreté du Quebec. The seizure…

We keep fighting

Lots of people talk. But few people take action. Terry Fox was one of the few. He dedicated his life to…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

Some moved west

Many of us have friends or relatives that moved west to northern Alberta when the tar sands opened up but some of our fathers or grandfathers can…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Sept. 25, 1991, 25 Years Ago Quyon’s Gail Gavan in top 10 in talent search in Hamilton: When Gail Gavan’s name was announced as one of the…

Letters to the Editor

Wondering

Dear Editor Regarding the letter of Sept. 21, “Setting the record straight” it makes me wonder about the facts. There is no article 916 in the Municipal…

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