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Jan. 9, 2020

9 janvier 2020

Guest column : David Bertschi
Attorney at Law



BREAKFAST AT THE LEGION from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $2 from every breakfast goes to support the Legion. Table service Provided every Saturday morning by members of the local Cadets.

GLOUCESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY -- Please come to the Gloucester Horticultural Society's monthly meeting at the Queenswood Heights Community Centre, doors open at 6 p.m., the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Jordan of Bird and Bee. He will talk about collecting, storing and sharing seeds. Guests welcome free of charge. Email:

FETE FRISSONS 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shenjman Arts Centre. Celebrate Winterlude in Orléans and shake up winter with a day of family fun! Enjoy free musical entertainment, face-painting, art making, storytelling, dancing and outdoor fun in the snow!


Local news

Local public board high schools to be hit by one-day strike
Posted Jan. 15, 2020

Area high schools with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and the Conseil des écoles catholiques du centre-est (CECCE) will be closed today as a result of a one-day strike by members with the Ontario Secondary School Teacher's Federation (OSSTF). Read more



Broadhead taproom latest addition to local craft brew scene
Posted Dec. 24, 2019

While you were sleeping the past two years, Orléans has become a craft beer lover’s dream destination. The Stray Dog Brewery was the first to appear on the scene – opening their Taylor Creek Business Park location in September 2017. A little under two years later, the Orléans Brewing Co. opened its doors on Innes Road. Read more




New offerings make return visit to OCCO Kitchen a must
Posted Dec. 19, 2019

It’s been nearly a year and a half since I first ventured into OCCO Kitchen on Innes Road and tried their amazing fish tacos and Nicoise Salad with Ahi Tuna. I’ve been back several times since, mostly for their awesome burgers and tacos, and have never been disappointed. So when I learned that owner and head chef Mark Steele had come up with some new items on the rather eclectic menu, it presented the perfect opportunity to return once again and share my impressions of some of the latest additions. Read more




Sir Will students continue Toy Mountain tradition
Posted Dec. 19, 2019

The staff and students at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School on Tenth Line Road are once again taking part in the Ottawa Toy Mountain campaign with a Toy Mountain of their own set up in the school rotunda. Read more




Budget gets unanimous approval
Posted Dec. 19, 2019

As the saying, goes there are only two things in life that are unavoidable, death and taxes. The latter just went up another three per cent after City Council unanimously passed the 2020 budget on Dec. 11 with a three per cent hike. Read more




Christmas Angels event raises $12K for a great cause
Posted Dec. 19, 2019

Twelve families with children under-going cancer treatment have at least one thing less to worry about this holiday season thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers who are carrying on a tradition started eight years ago. Read more






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

Nothing humbug about OST production of 'A Christmas Carol'

OST presents a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz

Gloucester Rangers go 2-2 in Bell Capital Cup finals

Former Cobra part of Ottawa Gee-Gees World Cup winning team

Local pair capture Fitness America titles

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: It’s 2020 – what will the next 20 years have in store?


WALTER ROBINSON: Minority governments the norm rather than the exception


HEATHER JAMIESON: Effort to be environmentally conscious ends longstanding tradition

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