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Guest column : Chad Robinson




Upcoming events


AUG 6 – ORLÈANS FARMER'S MARKET from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ray Friel Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Local farmers and artisans gather to offer their produce and artistic creations to the general public.

AUG 8 – CUMBERLAND FARMER'S MARKET from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena on Dunning Road in Cumberland Village. The Cumberland Farmers' Market features a variety of local area producers bringing you fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, specialty foods, homemade treats and a variety of artisan goods, on a weekly basis.

AUG 8 – NAVAN FAIR UPSIDE DOWN PARADE from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the Navan Fairgrounds. Drive-thru the fairgrounds and view the various floats and exhibits on display.

AUG 15 – DAPO AGORO FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Dapo Agoro Foundation for Peace was created in memory of Dapo Agoro, a promising young man who was murdered after intervening to halt a fight. He died trying to make peace.



Featured


Provincial plan to reopen schools gets mixed reviews from parents, teachers
Posted Aug. 6, 2020

Local students will be heading back to school on Sept. 7 following a decision by Premier Doug Ford last week to open up elementary and high schools province-wide. Read more

 

Local news


Orléans' first legal cannabis store opens on
St. Joseph Blvd.

Posted July 23, 2020

Cannabis users in Orléans, finally have a place to buy their product right in their own backyard. The Oz Store opened for business on June 30 right across from the Farm Boy location on St. Joseph Blvd. Read more

 

Sports


The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

Posted May 14, 2020

Trying to stay active while self-isolating is difficult for your average person. For athletes who normally split their time between dry-land training and working out in the gym, it is especially difficult, even more so when your gym has been closed indefinitely. Read more

 

Artcetera


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

 

 


 

 

Entertainment

  Sports


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


The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

Ottawa golf courses caught in coronavirus limbo

Orléans blind, deaf athlete trying to keep busy during COVID shutdown

 
Local business

  Opinion

 


CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: Socio-economic impact of COVID pandemic will be far reaching

 

WALTER ROBINSON: Be patient, COVID-19 is marathon not a sprint

 

Doug Feltmate: COVID-19 pandemic the final straw for troubled restaurant industry

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