Saturday Sept. 30, 2023

Sept. 21, 2023

21 septembre 2023


Upcoming events

TRIVIA NIGHT from 6:30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. at the Stray Dog Brewing Company, 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park.

BEER & BBQ – Meatings BBQ and Broadhead Brewery are once again teaming up for a BBQ Platter Party. Two seatings available at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Reserve your seat in advance by visiting The Broadhead Brewery is located at 1680 Vimont Court 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.

STRAY DOG BREWING COMPANY presents Two Crows For Comfort live in the taproom from 8:30m p.m. The Stray Dog Brewing Company is locate at 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park.

5TH ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST EVENT at the Orléans Brewing Co.
Two sessions: Session #1 from noon to 5 p.m., and Session # 2 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets $35 available at

ORLÉANS SCOUTS APPLE DAY – Members of the 4th Orléans Scouts will be handing out apples at the following locations: FreshCo corner of Watters and Trim; Metro Fallingbrook, 1675 Tenth Line Rd.; and Metro Cumberland, 4510 Innes Rd. as a token of their appreciation for the community’s support. Freewill donations will be accepted in return and used to help cover the group’s operational costs.



Local restaurant delivery service continues to grow
Fred Sherwin
Sept. 1, 2022

There’s an old saying that necessity is the mother of invention. At the beginning of the COVID pandemic it became obvious that the restaurant in-dustry would be especially hard hit by the shutdown. In order to survive, restaurants had to pivot to a takeout model using a variety of delivery service apps. It was during those early days of the pandemic that iDeliver was born.

iDeliver is a local food delivery app that was launched in May 2020 to help restaurants save on the high fees being charged by national brands like Uber Eats, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes.

The company was founded by Orléans residents and long-time friends Martin B. Charron, Marc Robert and David Scrive.

After seeing and reading news reports about how the national brands were over-charging local restaurants for their services, they decided to take the matter into their own hands and start up a local food delivery business that would create savings for local restaurants and their clients as well as better wages for their drivers.

In the early days the company was restricted in having to use the phone to take and confirm orders.

In order to compete with the national brands the three friends decided to invest in creating an app to make it easier for users to place an order and pay for it. Despite, several glitches at the outset, the app quickly resulted in a sharp increase in orders as area residents were eager to use a homegrown service, something they are extremely grateful for.

“We had some issues that needed to be ironed out, but the users were patient and they stuck with us,” says Charron.

No matter what, the team at iDeliver wake up every day with the same enthusiasm to make a difference and continue to improve the app and the experience. One thing they pride themselves on is their unparalleled customer service.

In particular, Charron is always available to help with anything. Whether you can’t place an order, have an issue with the app, or if something went wrong with an order, he can be contacted directly at 343-999-8068.

iDeliver is a labour of love and depends on the trust of the restaurants and the support of the community to keep operating and offering their local service.

They even established a promo code: LOCAL which is valid until the end of the year to help people save on every order.

The company is currently hiring additional drivers to help keep up with demand as they expand east and west of Orléans.

They also acquired Gopher-it Deliveries, a city-wide, award-winning courier company, last March.

You can place an order with iDeliver by visiting their website at, or download their app on the app store. To learn more about Gopher-it Deliveries visit



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Orléans, Ontario K4A 2C1
Phone: 613-447-2829


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