Wednesday Jan. 26, 2022

Jan. 20, 2022

6 janvier 2022

Upcoming events

ORLEANS FARMERS MARKET from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Centre, 1585 Tenth Line Rd. Market staff have been working closely with public health officials to create protocols to help make our markets the safest source of fresh, local food possible while we strive to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena in Cumberland Village. Over 45 local producers and artisans. All products at the market are locally grown or made.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Navan Fairgrounds. Over 100 vendors.



COLUMN: Getting to the bottom of COVID data is no easy feat

For most people, including mainstream media, the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic boils down to just two sets of numbers – total cases and total deaths. They roll across the television screen every day like ticker tape and are echoed just as often in newspaper headlines. Read more



Jan. 20, 2022: A death knell

When history looks back on the COVID-19 pandemic, it will look extremely unfavourably on a number of our institutions, but none as much as the media industry and in particular the mainstream media which will never be the same again. Read more



GUEST COLUMN: 2022 will be the year of a double dose of elections

Where did the year go? I am not sure about you, but it seems like the period since Labour Day until that first good dusting of white stuff this past weekend flew by at light speed. We went from a federal election to Thanksgiving, Halloween, Remembrance Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday and now Omicron December in what seems like a week, or two at best. Read more



COLUMN: Omicron variant not as scary as you might believe

Here we go again – another variant and another campaign of fear and paranoia with the mainstream media acting as willing
accomplices. Read more



Jan. 6, 2022: 2022

“While 2020 will forever be known as the year of COVID, 2021 will hopefully be known as the year we finally managed to get rid of it, or at least kept it at bay.” – I wrote that in my first editorial of 2021, exactly one year ago today, along with a prediction that mass vaccinations would begin by the end of June. I was right on the latter and very nearly right on the former until Omicron ruined it all. Read more





Shenkman Arts Centre unveils 2021-2022 lineup

Live music returns to Shenkman Arts Centre

Cumbrae Dance School takes year-end recital program outdoors

Orléans pair named to Canadian Olympic curling team

Blondin, Weidemann continue to shine in lead up to Olympics

Former Panther QB makes history in Penn State debut

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Getting to the bottom of COVID data is no easy feat


WALTER ROBINSON: 2022 will be the year of a double dose of elections


Doug Feltmate: COVID-19 pandemic the final straw for troubled restaurant industry

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