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April 2, 2020

2 avril 2020


Guest column : Chad Robinson


SATURDAY BREAKFASTS AT THE ORLEANS LEGION have been canceled until further notice under the nation wide state of emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19.

THE OTTAWA SCHOOL OF THEATRE has postponed its 30th birthday celebration, originally scheduled for April 4 to a later date.

THE BYTOWN BEAT CHORUS has canceled it’s planned Open House scheduled to take place on March 23.

MIFO has canceled the following productions: “Les Fabulateurs - La légende de Barbe d’Or” scheduled for March 19; “Flip Fabrique - Blizzard” scheduled for March 28; and “Laurent Paquin et Simon Boudreault - On va tous mourir” scheduled for April 4 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

THE ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, OPERA FOR CHILDREN’ scheduled to take place at the Shenkman Arts Centre on March 28 has been postponed.



COVID-19 virus forces these local restaurants to think outside the box
Posted April 5, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the restaurant industry especially hard. Hundreds of restauants have been forced to close in Ottawa resulting in thousands of restaurants. Many of the restaurants that have managed to stay open have had to change the way they do business, switching to a delivery and take-out service. But two local restauants in particular have managed to think way outside of the box. Read more



City taxpayers may end up on the hook for COVID-19 tab
Posted April 7, 2020

The City of Ottawa is losing $1 million a day in revenues due to the COVID-19 outbreak. That includes rental fees, recreational fees, building permits, and OC Transpo fares. Read more



Orleans Bengals football club undergoes rebranding process

Posted April 1, 2020

The Orleans Bengals Football Club is now the Orleans Minor Football Association after the organization recently underwent a rebranding process lead by its new president Qasim Khan. Read more



Sir Wil’s 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre

Posted March 18, 2020

Lights open on The Notre Dame Cathedral, 1482, where a young man who has spent his whole life hidden away finally decides to defy his master and try his luck in the real world. Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School’s recent production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by the school’s drama teacher, Sonya Schrum, was powerful and thought provoking. Read more







Sir Wil’s 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

St. Peter production an ode to 70s era disaster films

Orleans Bengals football club undergoes rebranding

Former St. Matt Tiger named CIS second team All-Canadian

Vars resident one of only two men to complete Arctic Ultra Marathon

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: No easy answers in the battle against COVID-19


WALTER ROBINSON: Stay calm, be safe and keep your social distance


HEATHER JAMIESON: Effort to be environmentally conscious ends longstanding tradition

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