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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
GOUVT DU QUÉBECCommuniqué QUÉBEC Le 5 fév. 2020 La ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, madame Danielle McCann, annonce aujourd’hui la nomination, par le gouvernement du Québec, de madame France Dumont à titre de présidente-directrice générale . . .
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 . . .
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
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 . . .
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 . . .
SANTÉ CANADACommuniqué QUÉBEC Le 13 fév. 2020 Saviez-vous qu’il ne faut pas combiner alcool et boissons énergisantes? Car l’effet stimulant peut masquer les signes d’ivresse. En prévision de la semaine de relâche, de nombreux élèves des écoles secondaires, des collèges . . .
Pontiac Lions Atom C This past weekend had the Pontiac Lions playing in a tournament in St. Isidore, Que. As the defending champions expectations were riding high. Game one had the Lions stacked up against . . .
GOVT DU QUÉBEC Communiqué GATINEAU Le 17 fév. 2020 La ministre responsable des Aînés et des Proches aidants, madame Marguerite Blais, a annoncé aujourd’hui le nombre de nouvelles places qui seront créées dans la région de l’Outaouais. Ainsi, ce sont 131 . . .
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 …
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 . . .
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 . . .