Monday Nov. 28, 2022

Nov. 24, 2022

10 novembre 2022


Upcoming events

MUSIC TRIVIA NIGHT at the Orléans Brewing Co., 4380 Innes Rd. from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Short answer, multiple choice, sound clips and picture rounds. Come in as a single player or as a team, it's free to play.

MUSIC BINGO NIGHT at the Orléans Brewing Co., 4380 Innes Rd. from 8-10 pm. Come out and test your music knowledge. $5 per card. Funds are split 50/50. One of the three winners of the evening will get a chance at the 50/50 amount. Call to reserve your spot -- 613-830-8428.

BLACKBURN CHRISTMAS MARKET from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Blackburn Hamlet Community Hall eaturing a variety of local vendors offering services and wares.

LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY MARKET hosted by the Stray Dog Brewery,
501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park. from noon to 4 p.m. Come on down to the brewery and support local artisans. There will have mulled beer, live music and plenty of good cheer to get you into the holiday spirit.

CORO VIVO OTTAWA presents 'Christmas Under the Stars', a holiday concert at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd. Tickets : $25 for adults; $20 for seniors and students. Children 12 and under are free. Available online only at



COLUMN: Anniversary a time to walk down memory lane

On Nov. 1, I celebrated a series of anniversaries. It was the 33rd anniversary of my first article in the Orléans Star. It was the 21st anniversary of, which I launched in 2001. And it was the sixth anniversary of my purchasing the Orléans Star from Transcontinental Media in 2016. Read more



Nov. 24, 2022: Common courtesy

There are few issues more controversial in our society than the wearing of face masks. Anti-maskers see them as being an infringement on their personal freedom, whether they are mandated or not, while the pro-mask camp sees them as a valuable tool in protecting and maintaining public health. Read more



GUEST COLUMN: When it comes to selling a home, seller – not buyer – beware

It was late January, frigid outside, while the California Cabernet was flowing inside. I said to the boss: “Babe, the market is hot, let’s sell the house.” We hummed, we hawed, went away on vacation, and came back. Read more



COLUMN: Here are a few tips when taking a post-pandemic trip to the Lowlands

I have received a number of e-mails this year asking me if I had any travel tips for some of the places I’ve been to, so I will oblige them by writing about some of the things I’ve learned during my visits to Europe, and in particular the Netherlands and Belgium. Read more



Nov. 10, 2022: COVID Commission

While the current state of the COVID pandemic is still a matter of great debate among many people – some believe it is over and in our rearview mirror, while others are still very much at risk of catching the disease – one opinion should be universally held, and that is the need for a Royal Commission into this country’s response to the pandemic. Read more





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School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years

St. Matt Tigers roar to Tier 1 city championship victory

Louis-Riel Rebelles win senior boys 'AA' soccer championship

Three times the charm for Cumberland Panthers

Local business



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180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Ottawa’s next mayor will face a number of challenges


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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