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Engage Pontiac seeks fresh face in warden chair

Chris Lowrey PONTIAC July 26, 2017 A new Facebook page called Engage Pontiac, with the…

$25,000 for new Jaws of Life for Mansfield

$25,000 for new Jaws of Life for Mansfield

Caleb Nickerson, The Equity Local officials and members of the Mansfield Fire Department gathered on…

$178,185 for church renovations

$178,185 for church renovations

Caleb Nickerson ALLUMETTE ISLAND July 18, 2017 Last Tuesday, Pontiac MNA André Fortin was in…

Increasing participation for everyone

Chris Lowrey FORT COULONGE July 17, 2017 The MRC Pontiac, in conjunction with l’association de…

Beauty finds Bay’s beast at Centennial Hall

Beauty finds Bay’s beast at Centennial Hall

Donald Teuma-CastellettI NORWAY BAY July 21, 2017 The Centennial Hall in Norway Bay was transformed…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

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…

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…

Editorials

We’re number 84! (out of 87)

The latest data is in, and the MRC Pontiac has climbed two spots on Quebec’s socio-economic rankings of MRCs. The oft-repeated…

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…

Chris Judd

What’s a farmer?

Farmers don’t think much about what words describe their occupation. A couple of years ago a friend said that his dad, who was a western farmer, once…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

July 22, 1992, 25 Years Ago Mud galore at Riverview North: Lots of drivers took to the course on the two day AMDA Mud Drags at Riverview…

Letters to the Editor

Great interest

Dear Editor, I read with great interest last week’s editorial feature in THE EQUITY, concerning the state of healthcare in this region and the province of Quebec…

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