Tuesday Aug. 16, 2022

Aug. 4, 2022

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Upcoming events

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..

CUMBERLAND FARMERS’ MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena, 1115 Dunning Rd. in Cumberland Village. The Cumberland Farmers’ Market features fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, specialty foods, homemade treats and a variety of artisan goods.

CONVENT GLEN, ORLEANS WOOD COMMUNITY BBQ – Presented by the Convent Glen, Orléans Wood Community Association from 11 am. to 1:30 p.m. in the Convent Glen Plaza 6505 Jeanne d’Arc Blvd. South. Games, face painting, music and, of course, BBQ

KARAOKE NIGHT from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Orléans Brewing Co. 4380 Innes Rd. near Tenth Line.

THE NAVAN FAIR returns to the Navan Fair Grounds after a three year hiatus. Plenty to see and do including a demolition derby, midway, livestock shows, the Ultimutts Dog and Cat Stunt Show, the Rock the Arts Puppet Show, tractor and truck pulls, musket demonstrations and live entertainment under the domes on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night as well as Sunday afternoon. For a complete schedule visit navanfair.com.


Local news

Cumberland’s rock and roll chef – Michel Gaumond
Aug. 10, 2022

Most days of the week you can find Chef Michel Gaumond either in the kitchen at his restaurant, Maker Feed Co., where he is constantly raising the culinary bar with some of the most inventive dishes in Ottawa, or in his office taking care of the administrative side of owning a restaurant. Read more



Navan Fair returns after two year absence
Aug. 5, 2022

It’s time to go to the fair. The 75th edition of the Navan Fair gets underway yesterday, Thursday Aug. 4 with action on the midway and in the Navan Memorial Arena. The demotion derby arena was the scene of massive “car”-nage as the six-cylinder vehicles went bumper-to-bumper to be crowned this year's small engine demolition derby king. The larger vehicles will go at it later this evening starting at 7 p.m. Read more



Gems of Innes Awards honour community’s best
July 28, 2022

For the past three weeks, Innes Ward city councillor Laura Dudas has been handing out awards to some of the best businesses and organizations in the area as voted on by their fellow residents. Read more



Stray Dog Brewing Co. celebrating five years in business
July 28, 2022

Whoever invented the phrase, “time flies when you’re having fun,” must have had Stray Dog Brewing Company owners Marc Plante and Justin MacNeill in mind when they did because the past five years seem to have flown by as they and their many loyal patrons have had a blast along the way – except for a few stressful months during the pandemic. Read more



Ukraine family starts new life at Symphony Orléans
July 7, 2022

It’s a long way from Odesa, Ukraine, to Orléans, Ontario, and even longer if you’ve made the journey as refugees from the ongoing war in that Eastern European country. Boris and Inna Khodorkovsky left Odesa with their 13-year-old daughter Maria as soon as they heard the first bombs falling their city on Feb. 24. Read more



Grassroots computer refurbishing program still going strong
July 7, 2022

Plans to build 31 rental units next to the Queenswood United Church on Kennedy Lane East in Queenswood Heights is being met with opposition from some area residents. The development project is part of the United Church of Canada’s efforts to create mixed-income housing units on its properties across the country. Their aim is to build homes for 34,000 people over the next 15 years through a subsidiary called Kindred Works, starting with the Queenswood United Church site. 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: Traveling is about the people you meet and the friends you make


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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