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Upcoming events

TAPROOM 260 presents the Terence O'Brian live from 8-11 pm. Located on Centrum Blvd. in the Orléans Town Centre. For more information visit

ORLEANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL – This popular outdoor festival goes on rain or shine! We’ve got you covered with large tents that span most of the festival grounds including the beer gardens and eating area. It’s a good, old fashioned east end street party with all the best local taps and apps under the big tent!Two sessions 11-4 pm and 5-11 pm. Tickets

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 am to 1 pm at the Cumberland Arena, 1115 Dunning Rd. in Cumberland Village. Farmers, bakers, artists, crafters, gardeners, chefs and friends. For more information

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET NIGHT MARKET from 4-9 pm at the Navan Fairgrounds, 1279 Colonial Road in Navan. Over 100 vendors in attendance. For more information

THE ORLEANS BREWING CO. presents Stuart Hoopfer live from 8-11 pm. $5 cover. The Orléans Brewing Co. is located at 4380 Innes Rd. near the McDonalds. For more information visit





COLUMN: Dealing with your parents’ twilight years can be a challenge

There are many things they don’t teach or tell you when you are in your 30s and 40s that would be good to know later in life. One of those things is how to deal with your parents as they near the end of their lives. Read more



June 6: Ceasefire

I was going to write a tongue-in-cheek editorial on how we can reduce traffic in Ottawa by introducing mandatory road tests every five years. The idea being that many Ottawa drivers could never past the test and therefore lose their licenses. But then news of the latest bombing of Palestinians civilians in Gaza flashed across my TV screen. Read more




COLUMN: There's no place like New Orleans during Jazz Fest

I recently returned to New Orleans where I was able attend my third Jazz and Heritage Festival. The festival had been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember having a bucket list. I used to check out the musical line-up every January and drool over all the blues and jazz legends that were on the list. Read more




May 23: A fine mess

The debate over whether or not public servants in Ottawa should be allowed to work from home has raised its ugly head again after Treasury Board recently announced that federal employees would have to spend three days a week commuting to work starting in September. Until now, they’ve only been required to report to work two days a week. Read more




COLUMN: Defunding Tulip Festival part of a much bigger problem

or those of you who don’t know, I organized the Canada Day celebrations on Petrie Island for 12 years from 2005 to 2017 and one of the biggest challenges in putting the event together was in trying to get support from the City of Ottawa. Read more





Orléans author publishes first fictional novel, The Spanish Note

Ottawa School of Theatre all ages production of Treasure Island was wonderfully entertaining

Orléans native wins Juno Comedy Album of the Year

18 east end athletes qualify for OFSAA track and field championships

East end hurdlers lead the way at NCSSAA track and field championships

Navan Grads capture the Bogart Cup for the first time in franchise history


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