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Time to speak up

In recent weeks, The Equity has run editorials imploring people to get more involved in municipal politics. Well, here is your chance. On Oct. 12 The Equity will host a…

Participate more in local democracy

Now that the Shawville Fair is done, summer has come to an end and fall is upon us. Along with children going back to school and farmers harvesting their crops,…

Take it easy on the roads

Well, Shawville Fair weekend is upon us, and with it comes an explosion in the amount of people milling around the community. Each year, the parking spaces around town fill…

Bill 62 is a waste of time

Here we go again. The Quebec government just does not appear to know when to quit. Bill 62, which would ban religious face coverings worn by public servants and those…

Murray embodied Shawville

Shawville has lost one of its most famous residents, and a legend in the Pontiac. Former Ottawa Senators General Manager Bryan Murray, who wore his Shawville roots on his sleeve,…

Good to see engaged citizens

On Sunday over 150 people piled aboard boats and formed a flotilla on the Ottawa River to protest a proposed disposal site for radioactive materials at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories…