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ORLÉANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on June 6 and 7 and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the Centrum Blvd. Festival Plaza. Presented by Orléans Festivals and the Heart of Orléans BIA featuring craft beer from 29 different craft brewers. Food vendors will include Orléans own Meatings BBQ. Live music all three days. For more information visit

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ presented by the Ottawa School of Theatre at the Shenkman Arts Centre. This is an all ages production. Showtimes June 7 at 7 p.m. and June 8 and 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for children and students. For more information visit

ORLÉANS OUTDOOR MARKET from 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the Ray Frield Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Come meet local vendors and artians from across the east end.

4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Shenkman Arts Centre on Centrum Blvd. Food trucks, music, live perfomances, dancing and hands on activities for the whole family.

CARIVIBE BLOCK PARTY from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Orléans Festival Plaza on Centrum Blvd. featuring an All-Star International D.J. Lineup, Caribbean food, dancers and the Kids Carnival Village. Visit the Latin Street Party stage and enjoy Bachata, Kizomba, Salsa Romantica and Latin Dance Workshops, brought to you by A.S.A Dance Production. Advance tickets $15.00. Kids 12 and under FREE. Tickets can be purchased by visiting


Local news

Leo Lane resident takes on the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
Posted June 13, 2019

Leo Lane resident Mike Potvin is fed up and he’s not going to take it anymore. As the Ottawa River continues to recede from his river front property following the latest 100-year flood last month, the 73-year-old retiree is still fighting the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority over the 2017 flood. Read more



Orléans Rotary Club honours young achievers
Posted June 13, 2019

The Rotary Club of Orléans held its annual Young People of Character Awards on June 2 during which 26 young people were honoured for their achievements in six different categories – Resilience, Positive Attitude, Courage, Compassion, Persistence, Commitment to Excellence, Creativity, Entrpreneurship and Social Responsibility. Read more


Local South Asian community in mourning after prominent member's sudden passing
Posted June 8, 2019

Ottawa's South Asian community was in shock on Saturday as news circulated about the sudden passing of one of it's most prominent members. Hunsdeep Rangar was the lead organizer of SouthAsianFest, which is held during the second week in August on the grounds of Ottawa City Hall. He was also the host of Mirch Masala Mix and Bhangra Nation on CHIN 97.1 FM. Read more



Tornado rips through Chatelaine Village, Riverwalk
Posted June 3, 2019

Orléans residents living in Orléans communities of Chatelaine Village and Riverwalk had their Sunday afternoon interrupted by a tornado just after 5:45 p.m. that uprooted hundreds of trees, tore shingles off roofs, ripped fences and sheds apart and damaged several cars. Read more




Bearbrook church gets its clang back
Posted May 30, 2019

For the past year, the parishioners at Trinity Anglican Church in Bearbrook have been called to prayer by a small temporary bell. The small bell was put into use after the church’s large brass bell was removed by thieves in the middle of the night last May 21. Read more





City to install cameras on school bus stop-arms
Posted May 30, 2019

Ottawa drivers who ignore school buses which have their stop-arms extended risk getting caught on camera and incurring a $490 fine thanks to a new initiative being implemented by the city under it’s Safe Roads program. Read more






OST presents a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz

Final GMC recital serves as rehearsal for Kiwanis Music Festival

Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans

Local athletes shine at HS track & field championships

NCAFA, Jr. Gee-Gees form elite minor football program

Les Sittelles hosts first annual Brian Leblanc gymnastics meet

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: SNC Lavalin affair puts Liberal majority in jeopardy


WALTER ROBINSON: Summertime in Orléans offers plenty to see and do


HEATHER JAMIESON: Pre-planning some end of life arrangements has many benefits

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