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Agri-awareness moves to lower beef barn by Chris Lowrey

Agri-awareness moves to lower beef barn by Chris Lowrey

THE EQUITY chatted with Shawville Fair director Charleen Moore in advance of this year’s event…

Lowell Green’s first Shawville Fair by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

I heard this great story when I was tasked with picking up a delivery of…

Country crooner Dean Brody coming by Chris Lowrey

Chris Lowrey Canadian country music artist Dean Brody will bring his brand of down-home music…

Cold Creek County set to rock the fairgrounds by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Cold Creek County set to rock the fairgrounds by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Local country music fans can expect no downtime from great live performances this year –…

April Wine returns by Caleb Nickerson

April Wine returns by Caleb Nickerson

As has been tradition for the past several years, the Friday night of the Shawville…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Cooking up a storm by CALEB NICKERSON

Cooking up a storm by CALEB NICKERSON

Throughout my life I’ve had a fairly diverse range of jobs. I’ve worked in a wood shop making high-end croquet mallets and accessories, at flea markets selling second-hand…

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…

Editorials

Bill 62 is a waste of time

Here we go again. The Quebec government just does not appear to know when to quit. Bill 62, which would ban…

Murray embodied Shawville

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

Chris Judd

A discouraging year for Pontiac farmers

Spring flooding of rivers, creeks, municipal and provincial ditches and fields that turned into lakes, preventing draining of both open ditches and tile drains delayed spring tillage…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Aug. 19, 1992 25 Years Ago Pontiac stables holds schooling show: Pontiac Stables got the best weather of the summer for their second annual Schooling Show held…

Letters to the Editor

Mad math

Dear Editor, The present administration of Thorne Municipality has, over the past three and a half years, spent about $100,000 on legal expenses to bring lawsuits against…

Opinions

Q & A: André Fortin by Chris Lowrey

THE EQUITY: What are your plans for this year’s fair? André Fortin: “The opening ceremony is always a must. They do a good job of highlighting the…

Under the Pines