Wednesday Feb. 21, 2024

Feb. 15, 2024

1 février 2024


Upcoming events

TAPROOM 260 presents Keener and their eclectic mix of high energy classic and alternative rock favourites live and in concert at 260 Centrum Blvd. in the Centrum Plaza starting at 8 p.m. For more information visit

FREE FAMILY SKATE – The Orléans PC Riding Association will be hosting its 2nd Annual Free Family Day Skate on from 2-4pm at the Ron Racette Arena at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex on Tenth Line Road, Free hot beverages served and prize giveaways too!

THE ORLÉANS BREWING CO. presents Oyster Wednesdays every Wednesday from 6-9 pm. The Orléans Brewing Co. is located at 4380 Innes Rd. near the Innes Road McDonalds.

STRAY DOG BREWING CO. presents The Whiskey Ghost live in their taproom located at 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park. For more information visit

THE QUEENSWOOD HEIGHTS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION presents its annual Winter Festival from 1-4pm in Queenswood Ridge Park on Kennedy Lane East. Enjoy sliding, snow-based games, face-painting and a variety of activities on the outdoor rink.

THE STRAY DOG BREWING COMPANY AND PANDAMONIUM PRODUCTIONS present Nature Pleads Revenge, The Cosmic Crypt, Don’t Tell Sarah and Under The Influence live in their taproom located at 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park. Tickets $20 in advance through Eventbrite. For more information visit





COLUMN: Labour shortage causing real problems in retail and food

Where have all the workers gone? That has become a common cry in both the retail and hospitality sectors of the economy since the end of the COVID pandemic. And the labour shortage is not just being felt in Canada. It’s a problem in the United States, Australia and a number of other countries around the world. Read more



Feb. 15: A social scourge

Earlier this month, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of social media giants Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat and X, formerly known as Twitter, about the impact their platforms are having on the health and safety of teenagers and children who use their apps. Read more




COLUMN: The joy of doing something for someone else without asking

According to the Oxford Dictionary, the act of helping someone else is defined as “making it easier for (someone) to do something by offering one’s services or resources.” Read more




Feb. 1: A very local epidemic

Last week, the local and national media somehow discovered that car theft in many parts of this country – including Ottawa – has become an epidemic. The fact of the matter is that car theft has been on the rise for the past two years, ever since the COVID pandemic restrictions were lifted, and Orléans is not immune from this growing crisis. Read more




COLUMN: Friend's passing a jolting realization of one's own mortality

I recently lost a significant part of my past that has reminded me that I am much closer to the denouement of my life than the opening act. I first met Frannie Spiotta in 1989, when as a 19-year-old she got her first summer job in Alexandria Bay, New York. Read more





Music recital showcases amazing young talent

Remembrance Day play an homage to the homefront

OST production presents the best of Winnie-the-Pooh

Orléans youngster a budding tennis prodigy

Navanite skips team to U18 provincial title

U12AA Gloucester Rangers capture Bell Capital Cup

Local business



MAKER FEED CO. Cumberland Village restaurant unveils exciting new fall menu




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Labour shortage causing real problems in retail and food


Vanxiety_life #9: Vanlifers decide to spend a few months close to home

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