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IVNTAGE VEHICLE EXPERIENCE from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montreal Rd. in Cumberland Village. Experience first hand the significance and history of early automobiles in a fun, entertaining, and engaging way! Restored, partially restored, and un-restored vehicles manufactured prior to the 1940s will be exhibited on site. Come chat with the owners, check out a demonstration to learn more about how early automobiles worked, and get an introduction to the world of pre-1940s tin can tourist camping. Complete the day with a performance by a local barbershop quartet!. Admission $19.75 per family (2 adults + children); $7.75 adults; $5.50 seniors, children and students. Children 5 and under are free.

ORLÉANS OUTDOOR MARKET from 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the Ray Frield Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Come meet local vendors and artians from across the east end.

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R. J. Kennedy Community Centre 1115 Dunning Road in Cumberlans Village. The Cumberland Farmers’ Market features a variety of localy produced vegetables, seasonal fruits and specialty foods.


Prime Minister pays impromptu visit to Cardinal Creek Village
By Fred Sherwin
March 21, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped by Cardinal Vreek Village in Orléans on Wednesday to visit with some residents and take a tour of the new sub-division with Tamarack Homes director of planning and development Michelle Taggart.

Trudeau was in the area to promote his government's new First-Time Home Buyer Incentive plan which was part of this week's federal budget announcement.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a tour of the Cardinal Creek Village development with Michelle Taggart, drirector of planning and development for Tamarack Homes. PHOTO SUPPLIED

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive will make home ownership more affordable for first-time buyers by helping them to lower their monthly mortgage payments.

Under the plan, eligible first-time home buyers could share a part of the cost of buying a home with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). For eligible buyers, the program would reduce the size of their insured mortgage and lower monthly mortgage payments.

Through the new Incentive, the CMHC would provide 5 per cent of the value of a home for a first-time homebuyer with a household income under $120,000..

“Over these past few years we heard from Canadians who talked about their concerns about being able to own their own home," the Prime Minister said. "We believe in investing in people and communities, which is why we are taking real, concrete steps to make sure homeownership remains an achievable dream, not a privilege afforded to only the richest few.”

During his visit Trudeau met Véronique and Nicolas Laporte from J.A. Laporte Flowers and Nursery and he was taken on a tour of the Cardinal Creek Village Development by Michelle Taggart, director of planning and development for Tamarack Homes.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes selfie with Nicolas and Véronique Laporte during a stop in Cardinal Creek Village to make an announcement about his government's new First-Time Homebuyers Incenrtive. PHOTO SUPPLIED

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with some of the construction workers working on the Cardinal Creek Development in Orléans. PHOTO SUPPLIED

(This story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local business partners.)




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