Phil Robertson’s message is aimed at us all

Added: Thu, 01/30/2014 - 8:09pm

Before the holidays, a continent-wide debate over tolerance and religion was unleashed after popular A&E series ‘Duck Dynasty’ star, Phil Robertson, made several derogatory statements concerning homosexuality in an interview for the January issue of GQ Magazine. read more »

Venturing back to the ‘real world’...

Added: Thu, 01/16/2014 - 7:21pm

Despite Christmas’ dramatic break from reality, many of us return back to the daily world feeling our holiday was too short; we didn’t get the rest, relaxation and recuperation from our busy lives, as we had hoped. Why is that? read more »

Make it a pot-luck Christmas!

Added: Thu, 12/19/2013 - 8:52pm

‘T’is the season to be jolly’? Although the falling snow, thoughts of family members coming to spend time together, enjoying a home cooked meal with loved ones, and exchanging gifts of appreciation may foster the feeling, most people would agree that the Christmas season is actually a very stressful time. read more »

Living in litter has a limit

Added: Thu, 12/05/2013 - 11:27pm

The photos on pages 8 & 9  displays a reality which none of us can be proud. Where the PPJ Cyclopath trail meets a gate to Pontiac High School in Shawville, mounds of rubbish have taken over the area, and spray-painted vulgarities mark the trail’s pavement. read more »

The reality our graduates are facing

Added: Wed, 11/20/2013 - 10:30pm

During November’s high school graduation ceremonies,   students sit in front of family and friends to celebrate the accomplishments they have made in obtaining their diploma, and they listen to inspirational speeches about the endless possibilities their futures have in store for them. read more »

Lest we forget?

Added: Wed, 11/06/2013 - 10:26pm

Have we forgotten the promises made to those “who stand on guard for thee”? The sacrifices made in ensuring our freedom? The pain and suffering caused to the families of those who serve their country? And those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice – losing their lives defending our futures? read more »

How to make your vote count

Added: Wed, 10/23/2013 - 12:54pm

With the upcoming municipal elections, Pontiac residents will be receiving several visits from     candidates looking to present their platforms and secure votes. read more »

A new beginning

Added: Tue, 10/08/2013 - 9:05pm

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“Where there is unity, there are blessings” ­–––– paraphrase of Psalm 133

Added: Tue, 09/24/2013 - 10:51pm

Dear Readers,
As I step back from full-time duties here, the Journal is pleased to welcome Allyson Beauregard, who will fill this editorial space with her opinions and reflections beginning with the next issue. Since August 28 when her by-line first appeared, the Journal team has been mentoring this vibrant, hard-working, intelligent young woman. read more »

Pontiac’s crusade for the Holy G’rail

Added: Tue, 09/10/2013 - 10:20pm

While a Quebec court decision has given the MRC Pontiac a few weeks reprieve in its battle to keep the train tracks that start (or end) in Litchfield, no worries – some of our mayors, MRC and agency employees, municipal lawyers, and a few dedicated citizens are strategizing new tactics to re-launch their assault against Canadian National Railway Company. read more »