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4H youth prepare to show animals at the fair

ALINA SÉGUIN-HOLMES Agriculture is a large part of the Shawville Fair and the Shawville 4H Club allows children and youth to get involved in the experience. From showing animals to…

Ewe should catch the sheep shearing demo

Ewe should catch the sheep shearing demo

ANDREA CRANFIELD Have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full. There will be three full bags of wool on Saturday and Sunday at the Shawville Fair this…

Whatever happened to the Pontiac rice trial?

ANDREA CRANFIELD VINTON Aug. 10, 2016 In 2010 a rice trial took place in the Pontiac to see whether the crop could be grown in the region. The project was…

Beautifying the community to welcome visitors to the 160th Shawville Fair

ANDREA CRANFIELD SHAWVILLE Aug. 3, 2016 In an attempt to spruce up Shawville and surrounding areas before thousands of people descend upon the community for the Shawville Fair, the Shawville…

This could be the start of a beautiful relationship between landowners and farmers

ANDREA CRANFIELD MRC PONTIAC July 27, 2016 Since August 2015, Michel Vallières, Development Officer at the MRC Pontiac, has been working to implement a Landlink service, which aims to revitalize…

NCC develops website allowing people to report turtles in danger

DAVID TULLOCH OUTAOUAIS July 6, 2016 If you have spotted a turtle on or near a roadway in the Outaouais and you are afraid it may be in danger, you…