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Ride the lightning

Ride the lightning

A truck in Quyon hit a powerline on the afternoon of July 11, taking down…

So you want to be Warden?

Donald Teuma- castlletti MRC PONTIAC July 19, 2017 As many people may know by now,…

$325,000 for RénoRégion project in MRC Pontiac

$325,000 for RénoRégion project in MRC Pontiac

Caleb Nickerson SHAWVILLE July 12, 2017 The provincial government is allocating an additional $5 million…

Summer road work

Caleb Nickerson PONTIAC July 12, 2017 The MTQ is advising motorists about road work being…

Rolling through the Kichi Sibi shores

Rolling through the Kichi Sibi shores

Donald Teuma-Castelletti FORT WILLIAM July 8, 2017 The Jamboree PPJ continued their bike tours last…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

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…

In a little building on Lake St. by Caleb Nickerson

In a little building on Lake St. by Caleb Nickerson

It was on a sunny Friday afternoon that I decided to take a trip to the Pontiac Historical Museum. Growing up I was always a bit of a…

What’s in a shoe? by Caleb Nickerson

What’s in a shoe?  by Caleb Nickerson

In this day and age, it is more common to discard things that are broken than repair them. Many household items – from televisions to appliances to shoes…

Louis Schryer: a life of music by Caleb Nickerson

Louis Schryer: a life of music by Caleb Nickerson

Friedrich Nietzsche, arguably the greatest philosopher of the 19th Century, said that “without music, life would be a mistake.” Though the sentiment rings true, it is particularly rare…

Editorials

Centralization and healthcare: are they compatible?

It’s a refrain we’ve heard all too often, especially in our little corner of Quebec. Citizens across the province, and especially…

We should set an example

Canada, as many Canadians are quick to point out to our foreign friends, is a great country to live in. The…

Chris Judd

What’s to learn about agriculture in Canada?

How we do agriculture in Canada has intrigued governments, agricultural universities and farmers from all corners of the world. When Mikhail Gorbachev was head of agriculture in…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

July 15, 1992, 25 Years Ago Barber elected chairman of new amalgamated board: The newly formed Western Quebec School Board, an amalgamation of the school boards of…

Letters to the Editor

Canada Summer Jobs program will fund jobs

Dear Editor, Job opportunities for young people are available across the country, in every region. Right here in the Pontiac, I am happy that many employers are…

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