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Upcoming events

CHARITY DART TOURNAMENT – Royal Oak Orléans is hosting a charity dart tournament in support of the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre Food Bank in honour of Royal Oak Day. Cost is $10/player, teams are chosen at random and there are prizes to be won! Registration at 12:30 p.m. Game time 1 p.m.

CORO VIVO OTTAWA presents Nibi Water is Life – L’eau, c’est la vie at 7:30 pm at Orléans United Church. This is Coro Vivo’s Spring Concert featuring a commissioned work by the Cree composer Andrew Balfour. Tickets $25 on or $30 at the door. Children under 14 admitted at no charge.

PINTS FOR POTCAKES from 11 am to 2 pm at the Stray Dog Brewing Company in support of Eastern Ontario Potcake Rescue. Beers, raffle and bake sale. Come out and have a pint while visiting with some adoptable dogs at the Stray Dog Brewing Company, 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park.

ORLÉANS FARMER’S MARKET from 11 am to 4 pm in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex on Tenth Line Road featuring local food vendors and producers.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET returns to the Navan Fair Grounds from 10 am to 5 pm with more than 150 local vendors and artisans. Come and see why the Original Navan Markey has become on of the most popular outdoor markets in Eastern Ontario.Visit

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR returns to Blackburn Hamlet with a carnival style midway, music, local vendors, a used book fair, beer garden and fireworks. For more information visit



Registration now open for 2022 municipal election
May 12, 2022

Tim Tierney, Laura Dudas, Matt Luloff and Catherine Kitts – collectively the four city councillors are known as the “east block” by their city council colleagues. All four are now running for re-election after filing their nomination papers with the Election Office last week. Read more


Local news

Celebrating 10 years serving up mouth-watering BBQ
May 12, 2022

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since Meatings Barbecue founder Mat Flosse bought his first smoker. The Cumberland native was fresh out of high school and wanted to capitalize on the reputation he had earned among his family and friends for making lip-smacking ribs and the juiciest pulled pork. Read more



High school rugby returns for first time in three years
May 12, 2022

For the past three years, the city’s high school rugby pitches have remained silent while the COVID-19 pandemic ran its course. Those same rugby pitches came alive last week with the start of the high school rugby season, including at Cairine Wilson Secondary School where the Wildcats senior boys and varsity girls teams racked up a pair of May 2 opening season wins over the Ashbury Colts. Read more



School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years
March 17, 2022

For the past two decades, Kathi Langston has been the face and the inspirational heart of the Ottawa School of Theatre. Langston took over the role of artistic director from David Hersh in 2002. At the time the school, which was formerly known as the Orléans Young Players Theatre School, shared space with a daycare in the Cumberland HUB building on Tompkins Boulevard, and they only offered programming in English. Read more







School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years

Ongoing pandemic fails to slow down local graffiti artist

Shenkman Arts Centre unveils 2021-2022 lineup

High school rugby returns for first time in three years

U12 Wolverines capture EOBA championship

GCRA ringette teams win pair of provincial titles

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Provincial election writ kicks off the silly season


WALTER ROBINSON: What a long, strange trip the last two years have been


DOUG FELTMATE: COVID-19 pandemic the final straw for troubled restaurant industry

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