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April 29, 2021

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Guest column : Chad Robinson
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Positive signs emerge despite recent surge in local COVID cases
April 22, 2021

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ottawa’s three east end wards has more than doubled for the second two-week period in a row. After the number of cases in Orléans, Innes and Cumberland Wards increased from 141 to 253 between March 22 and April 5, they more than double again between April 5 and April 19, going from 253 to 556 cases. The 556 cases represents 20 per cent of the total number of cases reported in the three east end wards since the pandemic began. Read more



Sex offence allegations raise serious questions about school's handling of past complaints
April 21, 2021

Parents and students both past and present at St. Matthew High School in Orléans are calling for a full investigation into past allegations against teacher Rick Watkins that they say were ignored or swept under the rug by school administrators. Read more



Unique 'green' wall planned for Orléans Health Hub
April 15, 2021

When the Orléans Health Hub opens early this summer on Mer Bleue Road, patients visiting the elderly services waiting room will be able to admire a serene green wall. Read more



Rotary Club of Orléans pays tribute to outstanding youth
April 15, 2021

The Rotary Club of Orléans handed out their 2021 Youth Awards on April 11, along with four academic scholarships worth $500 each. The scholarship recipients included Grade 12 Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School student Mashkura Tathoye and Grade 10 École second-aire Béatrice-Desloges student Emma Beehler. The other recipients were Aliya Karimjee and Maxime Malouf. Read more



East end drivers continue to ignore flashing school bus lights, stop arm
March 30, 2021

It appears far too many drivers in Cumberland and Orléans are continuing to play a deadly game racing past school buses while the bus drivers are picking up and dropping off their young passengers. Read more



Maple syrup runneth over in Navan
March 18, 2021

One man’s front yard can be another man’s sugar bush providing you have a few maple trees on your property. In the tiny village of Navan, located just 10 minutes southeast of Orléans, there are about a dozen maple syrup lovers who have decided to make their own golden elixir using sap from their own trees. 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: The new normal is still evolving and far from established


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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