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Jan 21 2015

Pontiac farmers insulted by French only meeting

DAVID TULLOCH Equity Reporter Pontiac farmers are angry about an upcoming health and work safety meeting that will only be offered in French. Chris Judd, a lifelong farmer born and raised in Shawville, described the monolingual meeting as “a slap in the face.” Judd bemoaned the fact that, despite farming being one of the most …

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Jan 21 2015

Chapeau heritage building up for sale: Tourism committee fears for future of empty Convent

DAVID TULLOCH Equity Reporter Despite their best efforts to preserve it, Chapeau’s Tourism Committee fears they may lose a piece of history after St. Joseph’s Convent has once again been put to tender. The convent, built in 1921, has been owned by the West Quebec School Board (WQSB) since 2002. For years, the building was …

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Jan 21 2015

A home-grown champion: Renée Lavallée

KATE ALEY Equity Editor Born and raised in Shawville, Renee Lavallée is the only female chef to compete at this years’ Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championship in Kelowna, British Columbia, and only the seventh in the nine-year history of the event. The top ten chefs from 11 cities in Canada were selected by a …

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Jan 21 2015

Meat on the menu at Bryson Lions Wildlife supper

HAMISH McKILLOP Equity Reporter It was a nice cold night to enjoy a hot meal at the Bryson Lions Hall for the 39th annual Bryson Lions Wildlife Supper last Saturday. Numbers were down from last year, with 160 out of an anticipated 200 attendees filling the hall. “We still ended up with a nice crowd, …

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Jan 21 2015

Pontiac Lions: Kings of the rink

JENNIFER DAVIES Equity Contributor This past weekend the Pontiac Lions Atom B team were in their second tournament of the season in Maniwaki. After a round robin of three games,  the Lions finished on top of the standings with a 3-0 record and a +18 goal differential.  This led them to the       finals versus the …

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Jan 15 2015

Rights and responsibilities

The attack on the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo last week was an assault on our freedom of speech, the freedom of the press and the very essence of our democracy. The immediate, spontaneous and massive declaration of ’Je suis Charlie’ was at once an expression of solidarity with the murdered journalists and a defiant proclamation that …

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