Category Archive: News

Oct 15 2014

Luskville Falls fall fair

HAMISH McKILLOP Equity Reporter Crisp air, the sound of rushing water over stone and the unparalleled beauty of the fall leaves provided the perfect setting for the Fall Rhapsody fair last Saturday at the Luskville Falls in Pontiac. The event continued on Sunday and Monday. Hosted by the Municipality of Pontiac in collaboration with the …

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Oct 15 2014

Filion legacy to continue

RACHEL PLAMONDON Equity Reporter The business might have a new name but still holds the  same philosophy of caring and compassion. On Dec. 1, Shawville’s R. Filion and F. Laflamme pharmacy will officially be renamed “Pharmacy Barber-Lanthier and Graillon, Inc.”. 24 year-old twin brothers, Shawn Barber-Lanthier and Nathan Barber-Lanthier together with 35-year old Jean-François Graillon, …

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Oct 15 2014

Introducing the Liberal nominees

DAVID TULLOCH Equity Reporter With two weeks to go until the federal liberal nomination, THE EQUITY took the opportunity to pose a single question to each of the five candidates, to be answered in 300 words: What do you feel are the three biggest issues facing the Pontiac riding and how do you plan to …

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Oct 15 2014

Packers stuffed, Wings get clipped

THOMAS SOULIÈRE Equity Correspondent Coming off their upset against the Renfrew Timberwolves last week, the Pontiacs headed to Arnprior Friday, Oct. 11, to take on the Packers before returning home for a Sunday matinee game against the Perth Blue Wings in Shawville.  By game six against Arnprior, the final pieces had fallen into place and …

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Oct 15 2014

Walking his talk, living the dream, 6,000 kilometres at a time

KATE ALEY Equity Editor Dr. Stanley Vollant, the first aboriginal surgeon in Quebec, grew up terrified of blood and dead bodies. He related this tale from his childhood – in Innu, French and English – to a group of 45 youth from 15 different First Nation communities at the Tim Hortons camp, Camp des Voyageurs, …

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Oct 08 2014

Pontiac school boards go to the polls Nov. 2

HAMISH McKILLOP Equity Reporter School board elections in Quebec are approaching, offering a chance for the public to choose a representative for their school. The election day will be Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations depending on the school board and division. An advanced poll for the election will be …

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