MP can only say ‘wait and see’?

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

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

Saluting man's best friends

Added: Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:06pm

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 - 12:38pm

Allyson Beauregard
Rédacteur / Managing Editor read more »

Time for a Pontiac-wide event calendar!

Added: Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:09pm

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 - 11:22pm

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 - 11:01pm

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 - 11:23pm

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 »

An un-payable debt?

Added: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:49pm

Canadians were outraged after news reports revealed that convicted serial killer Karla Homolka had been volunteering at her children's school in Montreal. read more »

Keep calm and enjoy the summer!

Added: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:57pm

With the summer approaching, one hot news item is the increase in the number of  blacklegged ticks (also known as deer ticks) in Canada, and consequently, the possible rise in Lyme disease cases. Infected ticks have even been discovered right in our own backyards (see page 2). read more »

A herculean effort

Added: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:11pm

In the last several weeks, rising waters and heavy rainfall left many Pontiac
residents residing along the river's edge facing a tremendous battle to save their homes, properties, and belongings. It was a problem faced province-wide, both in Quebec and Ontario. In Quebec alone, more than 170 municipalities were read more »