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Upcoming events

CHARITY DART TOURNAMENT – Royal Oak Orléans is hosting a charity dart tournament in support of the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre Food Bank in honour of Royal Oak Day. Cost is $10/player, teams are chosen at random and there are prizes to be won! Registration at 12:30 p.m. Game time 1 p.m.

CORO VIVO OTTAWA presents Nibi Water is Life – L’eau, c’est la vie at 7:30 pm at Orléans United Church. This is Coro Vivo’s Spring Concert featuring a commissioned work by the Cree composer Andrew Balfour. Tickets $25 on or $30 at the door. Children under 14 admitted at no charge.

PINTS FOR POTCAKES from 11 am to 2 pm at the Stray Dog Brewing Company in support of Eastern Ontario Potcake Rescue. Beers, raffle and bake sale. Come out and have a pint while visiting with some adoptable dogs at the Stray Dog Brewing Company, 501 Lacolle Way 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.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET returns to the Navan Fair Grounds from 10 am to 5 pm with more than 150 local vendors and artisans. Come and see why the Original Navan Markey has become on of the most popular outdoor markets in Eastern Ontario.Visit

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR returns to Blackburn Hamlet with a carnival style midway, music, local vendors, a used book fair, beer garden and fireworks. For more information visit


Local news

Registration now open for 2022 municipal election
May 12, 2022

Tim Tierney, Laura Dudas, Matt Luloff and Catherine Kitts – collectively the four city councillors are known as the “east block” by their city council colleagues. All four are now running for re-election after filing their nomination papers with the Election Office last week. Read more



Celebrating 10 years serving up mouth-watering BBQ
May 12, 2022

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since Meatings Barbecue founder Mat Flosse bought his first smoker. The Cumberland native was fresh out of high school and wanted to capitalize on the reputation he had earned among his family and friends for making lip-smacking ribs and the juiciest pulled pork. Read more



Local provincial election campaign begins in earnest
April 28, 2022

The provincial election campaign got off to an unofficial start in Orléans on Sunday with the opening of local Liberal incumbent Stephen Blais’ campaign office on St. Joseph Blvd. Read more



Orléans' golden girl Ivanie Blondin returns to where it all began
April 25, 2022

Double Olympic medalist Ivanie Blondin returned to where it all began on Sunday as she was showered with some hometown appreciation at the Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Centre in Orléans – home of the Gloucester Concordes Speed Skating Club. Read more



Beacon Hill's golden girl given hero's welcome
April 11, 2022

It was a magical homecoming for Beacon Hill native and triple Olympic medalist Isabelle Weidemann last Saturday, as over 100 people gathered in front of Colonel By Secondary School to celebrate Isabelle Weidemann Day in Ottawa. Read more



Sarsfield senior celebrates 103rd birthday with friends and family
April 4, 2022

When Lola Larmour was born, Europe was stilled gripped in the throes of WWI, a brand new Ford Model T cost $500 off the production line and the first commercial radio broadcast was still eight years away. Read more





School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years

Ongoing pandemic fails to slow down local graffiti artist

Shenkman Arts Centre unveils 2021-2022 lineup

U12 Wolverines capture EOBA championship

GCRA ringette teams win pair of provincial titles

Beacon Hill native Canada’s newest Olympic hero

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Provincial election writ kicks off the silly season


WALTER ROBINSON: When it comes to selling a home, seller – not buyer – beware


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

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