Pontiac hosts annual Country Fair

cALEB NICKERSON MUNICIPALITY OF PONTIAC Oct. 12-14, 2019 Over the long weekend, Luskville Falls Park was packed with . . .
Letters to the Editor

To the individual who stole the trail camera and battery pack on the 12th Line in Bristol. You think you got away with a trail camera that was brand new and never used but in actual fact you didn’t see the . . .
Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, It is with much discussion and deliberation that the Quyon Ensemble Jamfest Committee has decided to cancel Jamfest 2020 as well as future events. We have worked very hard on past years to ensure that this event be as . . .
Sports

CALEB NICKERSONFORT COULONGE Feb. 16, 2020 The Pontiac Senior Comets had an unusual finish to their regular season games with a back-and-forth double header against the Maniwaki Forestiers. On Saturday night, the Pontiac boys headed to the . . .
News

J.D. POTIÉSHAWVILLE Feb. 15, 2020 Nearly 100 people filled the Shawville Anglican Church hall on Saturday afternoon, to be regales with a series on songs, stories and food celebrating Scottish heritage. Featuring local storyteller . . .
Sports

CALEB NICKERSON CAMPBELL’S BAY Feb. 15, 2020 On Saturday, the Shawville Curling Club was packed as dozens of players turned out for the annual Spread the Love Bonspiel. The event is a long-standing fundraiser for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and was started . . .
Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I recently attended a workshop on the dangers of CO. It was meant for firefighters, who of course are faced with CO, among many other dangers, when they are actively fighting fire. But there . . .
News

CALEB NICKERSONCAMPBELL’S BAY Feb. 15, 2020 On Saturday night, the Campbell’s Bay RA hall was packed for the Pontiac Lions Club’s annual murder mystery. The club has traditionally had a . . .
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Caleb Nickerson, The Equity On Sunday morning, the basement of Immaculate Conception Church in Bryson was filled with the smell of bacon, sausage and pancakes for the . . .
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CALEB NICKERSON SHAWVILLE Feb. 19, 2020 While her fellow volunteers focus on their various projects, one member of the Pontiac Archives is looking for the public’s help to research . . .
The Parents' Voice

Anyone born into this world will grow up very familiar with screens in all sizes and shapes. They will most likely be holding one from infancy and will become very aware of all its functions amazingly quickly. They will not only learn through . . .
Social Notes

The weather was just perfect this past Saturday for the Family Fun Day at Pine Lodge and the Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe hosted there by Ski Pontiac. I joined a group of friends on the . . .
Social Notes

The Shawville Winter Carnival takes place on Feb. 22 at the Shawville Arena. From 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. there will be a puppet show located upstairs in the Lions Hall. Activities from . . .
Social Notes

Get well wishes go out to Tommy Marcotte who spent some time at the Montreal Hospital after a snowmobile accident near Temiscaming. He returned home on Sunday. Belated birthday wishes go . . .
Chris Judd

A course as important as any I took in college was just listening to old farmers chat. Long before the days of the internet and TV when it seemed like all that was on that old box radio, with the antenna wire out the window, was CBC News that gave you a time check each day at . . .
Editorials

In a move that’s shocking even by this government’s standards, Quebec’s CAQ government yet again invoked closure to pass through a controversial bill – this time eliminating school boards across the province. During the election, the CAQ promised to . . .
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J.D. POTIÉQUYON Feb. 15, 2020 While most people were settled into the year 2020, the folks at the Quyon Legion travelled back a few decades on . . .
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CALEB NICKERSONRAPIDES DES JOACHIMS Feb. 19, 2020 The Municipality of Rapides des Joachims is undergoing some change, as the departure of two councillors has forced them to hold a by-election. The remote . . .
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CALEB NICKERSONChelsea Feb. 14, 2020 The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociauxde l’Outaouais (CISSSO) is introducing several new positions to better serve rural communities. CAQ Minister for the Outaouais, Mathieu Lacombe, speaking on behalf
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CHRIS LOWREY QUEBEC CITY Feb. 19, 2020 Pontiac’s Liberal MNA has asked the government to study screen addiction in the province to determine, especially in young people, if Quebecers are increasingly unable to . . .
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Caleb Nickerson, The Equity The Shawville Rotary Club was graced with a visit from their District Governor Gerald Lambert (seated centre) at their meeting on Feb. 10, as part of his tour of the 75 clubs he represents. He explained that . . .
Features

J.D. POTIÉCalgary Feb. 19, 2020 A Pontiac-raised athlete was commemorated with one of the highest honours in collegiate sports last month, by being officially enshrined in the history books. On Jan. 31, Campbell’s Bay wrestling stand-out Genèvieve Haley was inducted in the U Sports Canada West Hall …
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J.D. POTIÉClarendon Feb. 15, 2020 The Little Red Wagon Winery was packed on Saturday evening, as local singing phenom Michaela Cahill and her partner in crime René Bertrand delivered their heart melting sound to . . .
Highlight

J.D. POTIÉMANSFIELD ET PONTEFRACT Feb. 15, 2020 Around 300 people from the region and beyond convened at the Grand-Marais in Mansfield et Pontefract, on Saturday, as the Fort Coulonge Fire Department hosted its . . .