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LRT STAGE 2 INFORMATION SESSION starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Centre. With initial construction underway on all three Stage 2 extensions, the City of Ottawa is hosting introductory drop-in information sessions to provide a project overview and what to expect during the first phase of construction in 2020. The Stage 2 team will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.

CORO VIVO OTTAWA presents "Christmas with Brass" 6:30 p.m. at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd. Tickets: $20 each; free for children under 14 available through

CUMBERLAND CHRISTMAS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring 98 local artisans at five different locations in Cumberland Village including the R.J. Kennedy Arena and the Da Artisti Studio and Gallery.

CHRISTMAS CRAZE MARKET DAY 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Navan Memorial Arena. Get that last minute Christmas shopping done while enjoying a warm lunch and chatting with amazing crafters and vendors.

CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY SINGERS will be presenting their Christmas Concert, "Ring the Bells" at 7:30 p.m. at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd.. Tickets are $15 from any choir member, $20 at the door. Children 12 and under.


Local news

African journey: The trip of a lifetime for Navan seniors
Posted Nov. 27, 2019

'Unbelievable' doesn't have enough synonyms for Juanita Vetter to adequately describe her recent trip to Africa. She was one of 11 Navan area women, most of them in their 70s, who recently returned from a 25-day trip to Tanzania and Zanzibar. Read more



The first step to a beautiful smile is a visit to the Blackburn Shoppes Dental Centre
Posted Nov. 27, 2019

If you are like most people, you probably think that a new smile requires having to wear bulky braces for several years or paying thousands of dollars for dental implants. And while that may have been the case 10 or 15 years ago, advances in dentistry and orthodontics means patients no longer have to settle for stained, chipped or misshapen teeth. Read more



Hundreds attend local Remembrance Day ceremonies
Posted Nov. 15, 2019

More than 2,000 people gathered in the damp and cold at the Orléans Cenotaph on Monday to pay tribute to the men and women of the military who sacrificed their lives in service to their country during war and in peacetime. Read more



First-ever Cork & Fork Festival gets rave reviews
Posted Nov. 13, 2019

By all accounts the first Cork & Fork Festival held at the Shenkman Arts Centre on the weekend was a massive success. The combination of wine, beer and spirits with great food and live music proved to attractive to resist for the more than 1,000 people who attended the three sessions on Friday and Saturday. Read more




Local Libs pin provincial hopes on Stephen Blais
Posted Nov. 13, 2019

Orléans Liberals are pinning their hopes on Stephen Blais to replace Marie-France Lalonde at Queen’s Park after the sitting Cumberland Ward councillor beat out his only challenger, Rachel Décoste, for the nomination on Nov. 9. Read more




City unveils draft 2020 budget with 3% tax hike
Posted Nov. 13, 2019

The City of Ottawa tabled the proposed budget for the coming year which among other things includes increased spending for transit services, infrastructure renewal and snow removal, but caps the municipal portion of the average property tax bill at three per cent. Read more






Nothing humbug about OST production of 'A Christmas Carol'

OST presents a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz

Final GMC recital serves as rehearsal for Kiwanis Music Festival

Local pair capture Fitness America titles

Gridiron Academy founder named Coach of the Year

Orléans Raftsmen win Quebec midget championship

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Looking back and giving thanks for 30 great years


WALTER ROBINSON: Minority governments the norm rather than the exception


HEATHER JAMIESON: Keeping technology in its place – the good and the not so good

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