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Nov. 25, 2021

11 novembre 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

Navan’s first doctor was a pillar of the community
Nov. 28, 2021

Previously in this series, we wrote about the exploits of Cumberland’s first resident medical practitioner, Dr. James Ferguson, who served the community from 1865 until he passed away in 1921, and Eva Kennedy the registered nurse who succeeded him and served as the village’s chief medical practitioner until she retired in 1961. Read more



Cumberland studio offers unique one-of-a-kind gift items
Nov. 24, 2021

Looking for a unique item for that special person on your Christmas list? Well, there is a store just 10 minutes from Orléans that offers one-of-a-kind gift items made by local artists and artisans in nearly every price range. Read more



Wisconsin tragedy forces organizers to scale back Ottawa parade plans
Nov. 24, 2021

The recent tragedy in which six people were killed and dozens injured during a Santa parade near Milwaukee, Wisconsin has forced organizers of the Ottawa Help Santa Toy Parade and Santa's Parade of lights to drastically scale back their joint plans for a parade on Dec. 4. Read more



Gems of Innes Awards honour community's best
Nov. 24, 2021

To be a great community, you need to have great residents, great organizations and great local businesses. For the past two weeks, Innes Ward councillor Laura Dudas has been criss-crossing the ward, handing out Gems of Innes Awards to 11 of those organizations and local businesses. Read more



OC Transpo/O-Train users to ride for free in December
Nov. 15, 2021

OC Transpo will be poviding unlimited free service during the month of December as a way to entice riders back to the service after the O-Train was shutdown for nearly two months following a derailment on Sept. 19. Read more



Tales of a 'bogman' during the Second World War
Nov. 12, 2021

Syd Davie is a former Orléans resident who passed away in 2020 at the age of 95. He was the last of a group of comrades who served together in the Irish Guard during the Second World War. He saw action in the raid on Dieppe, the Normandy invasion and Operation Market Garden. Read more





Live music returns to Shenkman Arts Centre

Cumbrae Dance School takes year-end recital program outdoors

Ballet Jörgen’s Nutcracker production goes virtual

Olympic gold medalist drops by Millennium Park

Gloucester Hornets U16 squad wins Ontario Cup

Orléans speed skating pair win double gold in Dutch bubble

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Local businesses need our support now more than ever



WALTER ROBINSON: Traveling during the pandemic requires plenty of planning


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

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