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News

Bridge to be completed by October

Bridge to be completed by October

CALEB NICKERSON CAMPBELL’S BAY Sept. 18, 2016 Work on the bridge spanning Stevenson Creek on…

Eastern Ontario Trails rep visits Pontiac

CALEB NICKERSON CAMPBELL’S BAY Sept. 12, 2016 Cindy Cassidy, general manager of the Eastern Ontario…

Classes cancelled at CFP due to lack of enrollment

ANDREA CRANFIELD FORT COULONGE Sept. 21, 2016 Both the secretarial and accounting classes at the…

Bishop blesses Anglican Church renovations

Bishop blesses Anglican Church renovations

CALEB NICKERSON SHAWVILLE Sept. 18, 2016 Over 50 people gathered next to St. Paul’s Anglican…

Farm supply and management assistance Agrodor Cooperative opens Luskville location

Farm supply and management assistance Agrodor Cooperative opens Luskville location

DAVID TULLOCH LUSKVILLE Sept. 17, 2016 Farm management advisors and hardware retailers Agrodor Cooperative officially…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Featureon5 “Everywhere I looked, people were helpful”: New McDowell principal praises community for ongoing support by David Tulloch

Featureon5  “Everywhere I looked, people were helpful”: New McDowell principal praises community for ongoing support  by David Tulloch

Anne Valcov made herself very clear—as the new principal of Dr. S. E. McDowell Elementary School, nothing is more important to her than doing what is best for…

Winterize your home before it’s too late

Winterize your home before it’s too late

DAVID TULLOCH Sept. 14, 2016 Winter is coming. Don’t get stranded in the cold—start winter-proofing your home today. Long gone are the days of woodstoves heating entire homes;…

Seal the deal this fall so it doesn’t slip through the cracks come spring

Seal the deal this fall so it doesn’t slip through the cracks come spring

ANDREA CRANFIELD PONTIAC Sept. 7, 2016 With fall just around the corner, the colder weather will soon hit. Many people use this time to take care of odds…

Featureon5 “You just have to get up and keep going”: Local amputee inspires both on and off the track by Alina Séguin-Holmes

Featureon5  “You just have to get up and keep going”: Local amputee inspires both on and off the track  by Alina Séguin-Holmes

Distance running is no easy feat. It takes dedication, perseverance and training to push your body beyond its usual limits. For John McIntyre of Renfrew, ON, running became…

Editorials

We keep fighting

Lots of people talk. But few people take action. Terry Fox was one of the few. He dedicated his life to…

Little pricks: the importance of vaccinating your children

How is it that there are still outbeaks of the measles in a country with universal healthcare? On Sept. 3 two…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

Fall in a farming community

Fall is a time to take mom for a drive to see the leaves. No other area in the world compares to the beauty of our Ottawa…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Sept. 18, 1991, 25 Years Ago Language police in Pontiac: Inspectors from Quebec’s Commission de protection de la langue francais visited stores in Quyon and Shawville last…

Letters to the Editor

Electoral reform

Dear Editor, Electoral reform consultations are finally set to happen in Pontiac, Que. Shockingly, the local liberal member of parliament has scheduled consultations no less than 10…

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