Tuesday Nov. 30, 2021

Nov. 25, 2021

11 novembre 2021


Upcoming events

ORLEANS FARMERS MARKET from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Centre, 1585 Tenth Line Rd. Market staff have been working closely with public health officials to create protocols to help make our markets the safest source of fresh, local food possible while we strive to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena in Cumberland Village. Over 45 local producers and artisans. All products at the market are locally grown or made.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Navan Fairgrounds. Over 100 vendors.



Navan’s first doctor was a pillar of the community
Nov. 28, 2021

Previously in this series, we wrote about the exploits of Cumberland’s first resident medical practitioner, Dr. James Ferguson, who served the community from 1865 until he passed away in 1921, and Eva Kennedy the registered nurse who succeeded him and served as the village’s chief medical practitioner until she retired in 1961. Read more


Local news

Wisconsin tragedy forces organizers to scale back Ottawa parade plans
Nov. 24, 2021

The recent tragedy in which six people were killed and dozens injured during a Santa parade near Milwaukee, Wisconsin has forced organizers of the Ottawa Help Santa Toy Parade and Santa's Parade of lights to drastically scale back their joint plans for a parade on Dec. 4. Read more



Blondin, Weidemann continue to shine in lead up to Olympics
Nov. 25, 2021

Orléans speedskaters Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann are picking up where they left off last season, finishing on the podium in each of the last two World Cup events. Read more



Live theatre returns to Shenkman for first time in 2 years
Nov. 27, 2021

It's been two years since the Ottawa School of Theatre (OST) last performed a live production at the Shenkman Arts Centre. The theatre school normally has two sets of classes a year, culminating in class productions in the fall and spring. Read more







Live music returns to Shenkman Arts Centre

Cumbrae Dance School takes year-end recital program outdoors

Ballet Jörgen’s Nutcracker production goes virtual

Cumberland Panthers win NCAFA tyke A-Cup championship

Orléans Raftsmen win NCAFA midget championship

Olympic gold medalist drops by Millennium Park

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Local businesses need our support now more than ever


WALTER ROBINSON: Traveling during the pandemic requires plenty of planning


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

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