Tuesday June 22, 2021

June 10, 2021

27 mai 2021

Guest column : Chad Robinson
Mortgage Architects

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.


Local news

Ottawa struggles to keep up with increased demand for vaccines
June 10, 2021

Ottawa residents looking to receive their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine are at risk of getting caught up between provincial directives allowing more people to book appointments and the ability of the city to access additional supplies of the vaccines to keep up with additional demand. Read more



City staff unveil latest community improvement plan
June 10, 2021

The City of Ottawa has unveiled a new and improved plan to help kick-start the future economic development of Orléans. According to its authors, the Integrated Orléans Community Improvement Plan seeks to build on the successful elements contained in previous community improvement plans and sprinkle them with a few additional features to create a hybrid plan. Read more



Former St. Matt's teacher facing 54 sex-related charges involving underage students released on $5,000 bail
June 1, 2021

Former St. Matthew High School teacher Rick Despatie, who now goes by the name Rick Watkins, was released on $5,000 bail on Monday. Three other individuals had to guarantee $5,000 each which they will have to forfeit should Despatie fail to comply with the conditions set out by the court for his release. Read more



Flawed COVID testing is the most inexact science of all and here’s what you should know about it
May 27, 2021

Testing has been one of the key mantras among public health officials in Ontario and throughout the country since the COVID-19 pandemic began and one which has been echoed by the mainstream media for just as long. Read more



St. Matt's teacher facing 45 additional sexual offence charges
May 26, 2021

St. Matthew High School teacher Rick Despatie (aka Rick Watkins) is facing an additional 45 sexual offence charges to go along with the nine offences he was originally charged with last month. Read more



Orléans Health Hub to open its doors on June 24
May 21, 2021

It’s been more than a decade since former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty promised Orléans residents that they would get a state-of-the-art community health care centre. Read more






Ballet Jörgen’s Nutcracker production goes virtual

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

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

Blondin opens pre-Olympic season with pair of medals

COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

Ottawa TFC unveils fall/winter ‘Return to Play’ soccer program

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Integrated Orléans CIP: Pipe dream or blueprint for a better world?


WALTER ROBINSON: The Attitude of Gratitude amidst COVID doom and gloom


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

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