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Guest column : Chad Robinson
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Upcoming events

NOV 27 – The 8th Orleans Rover Crew has taken the annual Christmas Tree and Wreath fundraiser online. Completely contactless from order to payment to delivery. Orders/payments are due Friday Nov. 27. Payments via e-transfer to Deliveries made on Saturday, Dec. 5 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more info e-mail Funds will go towards 8th Orleans to support our Scouting activities at Group and Section level.

OCT 26 to DEC 6 – ORLEANS UNITED CHURCH'S ONLINE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR featuring unique handcrafted items, holiday and home decor, doll clothes, winter knits, woodcrafts, upcycled felted mitts, frozen foods, and more. Opens for online shopping October 26 at



Local news

Committee motion redraws east end ward map
Dec. 2, 2020

The east end’s municipal ward boundaries are expected to be dramatically redrawn on Dec. 9 when city council meets to vote on the final recommendations contained in the 2020 Ward Boundary Review as well as a surprise amendment put forward by Osgoode Ward councillor George Derouaze and adopted by the finance and economic development committee on Tuesday. Read more



Orléans graphic designer creates face mask for deaf and hard of hearing
Nov. 26, 2020

Orléans graphic designer Jody Maffett didn’t think COVID would affect her life all that much back in March. After all, she’s worked from home for a very long time and her hearing – or lack of it – hadn’t posed much of a problem. Read more



Local resource centres need your help
Nov. 26, 2020

The east end’s two community resource centres are appealing to area residents to help make up for the loss in third-party fundraising efforts canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more



East end COVID cases hit two-week plateau
Nov. 21, 2020

According to the latest data released by Ottawa Public Health, the rate of community spread of the COVID-19 virus has plateaued in the east end. During the two-week period between Nov. 2 and Nov. 16, a total of 85 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the east end’s three municipal wards – Orléans Ward, Innes Ward and Cumberland Ward. Read more



Former Orléans veteran served in World War II
Nov. 11, 2020

Last month saw the passing of one of the last members of what we refer to as our greatest generation – those men and women who answered the call to defend freedom during the Second World War. Read more



Remembering the forgotten casualties of war
Nov. 11, 2020

In Canada, Remembrance Day is reserved for the 116,000 men who served and died in the five major conflicts the country has participated in – the Boer War, the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War and the Afganistan War – as well as the thousands more who served and have since passed. Read more






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

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

St. Peter production an ode to 70s era disaster films

COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

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

The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Study proves science-based decision-making a fallacy


WALTER ROBINSON: Health Canada needs to up its game during vaccine void


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

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