Petes Sales

Sign up for News Alerts Service

If you are a current subscriber to THE EQUITY, either hardcopy delivered to your home or to the digital online, simply click any news article and complete the registration form. Once your registration is confirmed you will be able to login and read the full article. In fact, you will be able to read all the articles that appear in THE EQUITY.

Sign in or subscribe to
The Equity Digital Edition

Check out our brand new issue online now. Read the digital edition for only $20 for the whole year.

YOU CAN READ THE EQUITY ON ALL YOUR DEVICES - iPAD, iPHONE, ETC.

Follow us on facebook.com/EquityNewspaper and on Twitter @EquityNewspaper

News

Sheenboro DORIS RANGER 819-689-2132 dranger50@hotmail.com

Our condolences and deepest sympathies go out to the Sullivan family of Sheenboro on the…

Storm wreaks havoc in Norway Bay with downed tree branches

Storm wreaks havoc in Norway Bay with downed tree branches

Chris Lowrey NORWAY BAY Jan. 3, 2016 Residents of Norway Bay have some cleaning up…

Writers’ circle coming to the Pontiac

Writers’ circle coming to the Pontiac

CALEB NICKERSON PONTIAC Dec. 18, 2017 A local wordsmith has announced a new project he…

Pontiac snowmobilers honour one of their own

Pontiac snowmobilers honour one of their own

Chris Lowrey QUYON Jan. 14, 2017 The Pontiac Snowmobile Drivers’ Association (PSDA) held its annual…

A new start for public transport on Highway 148

MRC PONTIAC Press release CAMPBELL’S BAY Jan. 13, 2017 Following the announcement of the end…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Featureon5 Mush! Local dogsledder off to the races by Caleb Nickerson

Featureon5  Mush! Local dogsledder off to the races by Caleb Nickerson

If the saying that dogs are a man’s (or woman’s) best friend is true, then Janna Lee Cushing is one popular gal. Cushing was the sole competitor from…

Featureon5 Wildcrafting for beer by Chris Lowrey

Featureon5  Wildcrafting for beer by Chris Lowrey

In a community full of farmers, it’s not often that you meet a forager. What’s the difference between a farmer and a forager you ask? A farmer plants…

Pontiac Printshop: adapting to changing times by Caleb Nickerson

Pontiac Printshop: adapting to changing times by Caleb Nickerson

Back in late October, the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards gala to honour local businesses for their achievements. THE EQUITY has been featuring stories on…

Rolling Acres Farms recognized

Rolling Acres Farms recognized

Farming is an integral part of the Pontiac landscape. Family farms are everywhere, employ many and are as diverse as the land they occupy and the people that…

Editorials

CISSSO refuses public meeting

Residents of the Pontiac will not be getting a public meeting with representatives of CISSSO. Instead, Pontiacers will have to travel…

Paid parking: a symptom of a much bigger problem

In recent days our community has been up in arms over the recent changes at the Shawville hospital. CISSSO, the organization…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

A lesson taught by wild animals

As long as I can remember, our farm has been early to try new technology. In the 1940s my grandfather brought in bromo grass for a hay…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Jan. 22, 1992, 25 Years Ago Shawville store turns 51 as Fraser’s celebrates 100th: This month, Shawivlle’s second-oldest store still in its same location, Fraser’s mens and…

Letters to the Editor

Open letter to MP William Amos, MNA André Fortin, MRC Pontiac Dir. Gen. Gabriel Lance and Mayors of the Pontiac County

Dear Sirs, In regards to the CISSSO’s announcements of December 2016 regarding the closure of Le Pavillon du Parc services and the implementation of parking fees for…

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