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News

Mayor of Calumet Island resigns

ALINA SÉGUIN-HOLMES L’ÎLE-DU-GRAND-CALUMET June 29, 2016 Mayor of L’Île-du-Grand-Calumet Irene Nadeau recently submitted her resignation…

Clarendon receives road funds

Clarendon receives road funds

Member of National Assembly André Fortin announced to the Municipality of Clarendon that they will…

Car declared a write-off after catching fire along Hwy. 148

Car declared a write-off after catching fire along Hwy. 148

ANDREA CRANFIELD SHAWVILLE July 12, 2016 A car caught fire just outside Shawville along Hwy.…

jamboree: Crowds enjoy music weekend

jamboree: Crowds enjoy music weekend

Pontiac High School graduation class of 2016!

Pontiac High School graduation class of 2016!

Photo by Jamie Cameron The 2016 graduating class of Pontiac High School gathered with family…

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Features

Featureon5 Being an amputee doesn’t hold her back: “I can’t” is not in Kylah Ferrigan’s vocabulary by Andrea Cranfield

Featureon5  Being an amputee doesn’t hold her back: “I can’t” is not in Kylah Ferrigan’s vocabulary by Andrea Cranfield

Campbell’s Bay resident Kylah Ferrigan, 13, was born with a part of her right hand missing, although you would never know it to watch her in action.…

Featureon5 Transatlantic relationship by Eleanor Nevers Hayes

Featureon5  Transatlantic relationship by Eleanor Nevers Hayes

I have always been interested in stories of people who have had pen pals, especially those of 50 years or longer. I am one month older than my…

Featureon5 The Shawville Hospital Auxiliary: The need to be needed by David Tulloch

Featureon5  The Shawville Hospital Auxiliary: The need to be needed by David Tulloch

A young tree stretches its branches up towards the sun. The small gazebo beside it serves as the perfect spot to sit, to think, to reflect or to…

Featureon5 Lionel Lacroix: Respect for the modern coureur des bois by David Tulloch

Featureon5  Lionel Lacroix: Respect for the modern coureur des bois  by David Tulloch

Looking at Lionel Lacroix, you will see a man who has spent his life working. His face is weathered and his hands appear worn, but strong. He wears…

Editorials

Sacrificing health for money

The future of the PPJ has recently been cast into doubt. For quite some time now, ATV owners and tourism officials—among…

Can the ban

After a pit bull attacked and killed a woman in Montreal about a month ago, the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais sent out…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

Food prices up 392 per cent by 2030

The U.S. Department of Agriculture only predicts food prices to double by 2030 but when data was gathered from all major associations in the U.S., like the…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

July 17, 1991, 25 Years Ago Pulling and power at Quyon Pulls: The Quyon Tractor and Truck Pull on July 13 and 14 packed in spectators from…

Letters to the Editor

Fellow Pontiacers, we have lost a genuine hero

Dear Editor, Did you know we have lost one of our true Patriot Sons, a genuine hero? Not an athlete or movie star but someone who put…

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