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9 janvier 2020



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.

JR. GRADS MAJOR ATOM B PUB NIGHT featuring The Derringers on the second floor of the Navan Arena from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $20 at the door and drinks are $5 each. This is a CASH ONLY event.

SOUP & GAMES hosted by St. Mary's Anglican Church in St. Mary's Hall 1171 Smith Rd. in Navan. Enjoy delicious Canadian and Iraqi soups and desserts, tea and coffee. Admission $15. Procceds to support local refugee families.

A TASTE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN COOKING COURSE at the Shenkman Arts Centre from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Make delicious mouthwatering Mediterranean dishes such as roast lamb and fresh bread in a fun, relaxed atmosphere then enjoy the meal you've prepared with your classmates. Cost is $52.50 per person. For more information visit and click on "cooking".



The older I get, the more I hate winter. I especially dislike the month of January. It’s long, dreary and depressing. In fact, it has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. It doesn’t even have a holiday. Read more



Dollars and saints: Jan. 23, 2020

The ongoing labour dispute between the Ford government and Ontario’s teachers is now in its second month with no end in sight. At the heart of the dispute, as it is in any labour dispute, is money. Read more



This scribe has been taken aback by LRT's first four months of less-than-stellar performance. But to those who are calling for LRT to be shutdown, sorry, this is moronic. We can't put hundreds of buses – which we don't have or are not roadworthy – back on the roads and reconfigure street, highway and bus only lanes back to their prior use. Read more



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

Is it really 2020? It seemed like only yesterday that everyone had their knickers in a knot over the dreaded Y2K. For anyone under the age of 35 who may be reading this column, the dawn of a new millennium was supposed to harbour everything from the end of the world to a total and complete cyber meltdown. Read more



Flu bugged: Jan. 9, 2020

Well, the guy who, “never gets the flu”, finally got the flu. And apparently I’m not alone. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the country is seeing an unusually high number of influenza cases this season. Mostly because a strain of influenza B has been particularly active. Read more




Variety is the spice of life at the Shenkman Arts Centre

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

Nothing humbug about OST production of 'A Christmas Carol'

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: When it comes to winter, just let me know when it’s over


WALTER ROBINSON: Proper line up etiquette is a life skill shared by very few


HEATHER JAMIESON: Effort to be environmentally conscious ends longstanding tradition

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