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COLUMN: The new normal is a still evolving and far from established

“The new normal” has to be one of my least-liked concepts of the entire pandemic. It has been used to try and normalize the never-ending cycle of closures and reopenings we have been experiencing for the past 12 months. Read more



April 15, 2021: Organized stupidity

For weeks now I’ve been calling for the province to get the COVID-19 vaccines into the hands of family physicians. Who better to triage their patients and get the vaccine into the arms of those who need it most? Who better, also, to deal with vaccine hesitancy than the family physician?. Read more



GUEST COLUMN: It’s more important than ever to think local, support local, give local

Most of us – not all, but most – have it pretty good here in Orléans and the sur-rounding area. In a 2019 Maclean’s ranking, Ottawa ranked third in best communities to live in Canada (behind Burlington and Grimsby) given our high median household income, housing affordability and labour market stability. Read more



COLUMN: A bitter anniversary

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since the provincial government declared a state of emergency over COVID-19, a week after the World Health Organization officially classified the coronavirus as a pandemic. Read more



April 1, 2021: Anti-vaxxers

If there’s one thing that has become abundantly clear in the war against the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the fact that the quickest way to end this seemingly never-ending nightmare is through mass vaccination. However, not everyone either can get vaccinated, or wants to get vaccinated. More on the former later. Read more





Ballet Jörgen’s Nutcracker production goes virtual

Sir Wil’s 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

Blondin opens pre-Olympic season with pair of medals

COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

Ottawa TFC unveils fall/winter ‘Return to Play’ soccer program

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: The new normal is a still evolving and far from established


WALTER ROBINSON: It’s more important than ever to think local, support local, give local


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

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