Pop-Up Shops in the Pontiac?

Added: Wed, 12/14/2016 - 9:39pm

Allyson Beuregard

With Christmas quickly approaching, vendor sales are plentiful, even in the Pontiac. Take a look at our most recent issues for examples of the many craft and gift sales that have been held recently in most communities! read more »

Are we a herd of baby elephants?

Added: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:06pm

Allyson Beauregard

In mid-November, a picture went viral of Room 608 at the Hull hospital where Gatineau resident Wayne Istead’s mother was staying. People were shocked at the state of disrepair and unsanitary appearance of the room’s sink area, which resembled something from a third world country. read more »

An alternative solution to the ATV / PPJ study

Added: Wed, 11/16/2016 - 7:55pm

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Pontiac’s health care is at the foundation of our economy

Added: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 8:31pm

Allyson Beauregard

In the last couple of editions, the efficiency of Quebec’s health system,
particularly for rural residents, was called into question (see “Pontiac Perspectives” page 30 of the September 21 edition and “Is the Quebec hospital system sick?” read more »

An unwanted love affair

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:44pm

Allyson Beauregard

“Life was much easier when apples and blackberries were just fruit,” reads a popular internet meme. To some extent, the statement is true: while digital
technology has in many ways simplified our lives (the ability to keep in touch with friends and family effortlessly, make calls and access emails on the go, access read more »

Will we all suffer through universal suffrage?

Added: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:26pm

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There’s more to justice than punishment

Added: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 12:31pm

On September 2, Brock Turner, convicted on three accounts of sexual assault for assaulting an unconscious woman at a party on Stanford’s campus, was released from prison after serving three months of his six month sentence handed down by Judge Aaron Persky. read more »

Pokemon Go misses the Pontiac

Added: Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:32pm

Since it first launched in Canada in July, the Pokemon Go app has received a lot of media attention: robbers using some of the game’s functions to lure victims to certain locations; accidents caused by distracted drivers or pedestrians; parents leaving infants unattended in order to play; Pokestops (locations for players to obtain supplies needed to play the game) placed in inappropriate loc read more »

Once more, it’s time to nominate your favourite Pontiac businesses

Added: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:27pm

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Lend a helping hand … but not in my backyard!

Added: Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:05am

Autonhomme Pontiac, which is now able to provide temporary accommodation to Pontiac men experiencing problems at home or those suffering from controlled addictions or mental illnesses, among other things, invited the public to tour their facility and ask questions about the services they offer, June 27 (read more page 3).  read more »