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Really getting ready for winter

Added: Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:46pm

Winter!  2017’s beautiful fall is giving way to rain, sleet, and bone-chilling
wind; this past weekend saw the first ice and snow sotrm roar through. Black ice
on the roads, snow in the driveway.
We rely very much on technology to keep us going through the winter months. One concern could be if our car seat heater still works? Are cell phones read more »

The election isn’t the end of the show!

Added: Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:35pm

Now that both municipal election dates have come and gone and the population
has chosen their municipal and MRC representatives (see complete results page 9), many voters may think the show is over, just because they placed their ballots in the appropriate boxes. read more »

Time to put your best ‘X’ forward

Added: Tue, 10/24/2017 - 7:53pm

Allyson Beauregard
Rédacteur / Managing Editor

For the first time this year, when Pontiac voters visit their local polling stations on November 5 to participate in the Quebec municipal elections, they will have an extra box to mark - for the region’s first elected warden. Advance polls will be held October 29. read more »

MP can only say ‘wait and see’?

Added: Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:02pm

Jason Phelps, Sheenboro (Pontiac)
Éditorialiste Invitée
Guest Editorialist read more »

Saluting man's best friends

Added: Wed, 09/27/2017 - 9:06pm

Recently, my family was faced with the devastation of having to say goodbye to our ten year old dog, who became a member of our family when he was only six weeks old – the same day we took ownership of our current home. read more »

A round of applause for ... everyone!

Added: Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:38am

Allyson Beauregard
Rédacteur / Managing Editor read more »

Time for a Pontiac-wide event calendar!

Added: Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:09pm

The age old complaint, “there's never anything to do in the Pontiac” certainly had no foundation last weekend, from August 25 to 27. read more »

Time to vote in Readers’ Choice – deadline coming soon!

Added: Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:22pm

The Pontiac Journal is once again giving Pontiac residents the opportunity to
nominate their favourite businesses, businesspeople, community organizations, or municipalities, recognizing them for hard work, dedication and exceptional service. What better way to highlight, reward, and say 'thank you' for a job well done?    read more »

What are human rights worth?

Added: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:01pm

A recent $10.5 million settlement to former child-soldier Omar Khadr for his treatment at Guantanamo Bay has been making headlines, with many Canadians (71% according to a recent Angus Reid Institute survey) saying the Trudeau government made the wrong decision by not leaving it to the courts to determine the outcome of Khadr's $20 million lawsuit (filed in 2004).  read more »

Fair pay for the new warden’s job?

Added: Wed, 07/05/2017 - 10:23pm

During June’s Council of Mayors meeting (see page 6), a majority voted in favour of setting the elected warden's annual income at $38,400 plus expenses, for a total of $54,800, the provincial minimum; this represents a $20,000 increase from what the warden currently earns ($34,800 annually). However, the amount will be reviewed at budget time, and it can only increase.   read more »