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News

School supplies sought for Shawville

CHRIS LOWREY SHAWVILLE Aug. 15, 2018 The Parents Voice in Shawville is looking for donations…

New bylaws for Gatineau Park property owners in the works

CHRIS LOWREY MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC Aug. 15, 2018 Municipality of Pontiac landowners in the Gatineau…

DIY drive-thru

DIY drive-thru

CALEB NICKERSON MANSFIELD ET PONTEFRACT Aug. 8, 2018 A new drive-through window was temporarily installed…

A bench for long-time town foreman Denzil Yach

A bench for long-time  town foreman Denzil Yach

CALEB NICKERSON SHAWVILLE Aug. 8, 2018 The Shawville Lions recently honoured a member for all…

$200,000 in additional funding for abattoir

$200,000 in additional funding for abattoir

CHRIS LOWREY SHAWVILLE Aug. 1, 2018 The Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

First-rate female film fest in Coulonge. Story and photos by Caleb Nickerson

First-rate female film fest in Coulonge. Story and photos by Caleb Nickerson

Over the weekend, film buffs, directors, bohemians and locals all ventured out into the unknown and experienced a new addition into the summer calendar in Fort Coulonge: a…

Gardens, gifts and more, oh my! Photos and story by CALEB NICKERSON

Gardens, gifts and more, oh my! Photos and story by CALEB NICKERSON

Over the weekend, nine property owners throughout the Pontiac opened their homes to a multitude of guests for the fourth Gardens and Gifts tour. The self-guided trek featured…

Film festival highlighting women in the director’s chair By Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Film festival highlighting women in the director’s chair By Donald Teuma-Castelletti

For many in the Pontiac, the idea of bringing a film festival to the area may seem a bit absurd – especially because there is neither a cinema…

Painted Hilltop a hidden gem by Caleb Nickerson

Painted Hilltop a hidden gem by Caleb Nickerson

Deep in the hills southwest of Otter Lake, along a dirt road seemingly leading into the middle of nowhere, two sisters and their parents have started a new…

Editorials

Property owners in Gatineau Park deserve rights

A regular refrain in this province is that business and property owners are burdened with unnecessary red tape. For a local…

Abattoir looks promising

Whenever there is an announcement in the Pontiac about a new business that will bring with it much needed jobs, it…

Chris Judd

The barn dance by Chris Judd

Farmers have always been known to work long hours tilling their fields, planting crops, cutting hay, harvesting crops and tending their animals. All this while watching the…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Aug. 11, 1993, 25 Years Ago Japanese tour didn’t break the budget: Shawville was able to give a delegation from Japan the grand tour of the area…

Letters to the Editor

Pourquoi une piscine est nécessaire dans le Pontiac ?

Cher éditeur, À mesure que nous progressons, le Pontiac attire de plus en plus d’entreprises et d’investisseurs, il nous faut donc aménager le Pontiac avec les infrastructures…

Opinions

Changed on the inside

My daughter-in-law to be, Darcy, took in a stray tom cat in the fall that seemed to be near death. His ear was torn from fighting, his…