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FREE FAMILY BUDGETING WORKSHOP hosted by the Community Pentecostal Church /Christians Against Poverty(CAP), 1825 St Joseph Blvd. at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to save and pay off your debts workshop. For more information call 613-837-3555.


FIRST CHOICE will entertain from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr. for your listening and dancing pleasure. Buffet dinner served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For reservations call 613-590-7227.


COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER hosted by the Royal Oak Pub Orléans in support of Habitat for Humanity from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Community BBQ with live bands and a silent auction...The action starts at 1 p.m. with the first musical act. House band Mandie & JF and the Chris Evans Band will take to the stage starting at 7 p.m.!! Come have some fun and show your support!!


COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE hosted by the Greater Avalon Community Association from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plenty of bargains to be found as the residents of Avalon take part in this annual community event.


ORLÉANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on June 6 and 7 and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the Centrum Blvd. Festival Plaza. Presented by Orléans Festivals and the Heart of Orléans BIA featuring craft beer from 29 different craft brewers. Food vendors will include Orléans own Meatings BBQ. Live music all three days. For more information visit www.orleansfestivals.ca.

 

Opinion

COLUMN: The battle of Leo Lane – the redux

It’s been two years since the residents of Leo Lane fought bravely against Mother Nature and the Ottawa River before they were finally forced to give into the inevitable and abandon their homes to the rising water.When it comes to the SNC Lavalin debacle the Liberal government has been trying to deal with for the past month or so, I have a somewhat different take on the subject than most. Read more

 

 

Nooooooooo: May 16, 2019

Just when I was about to write an editorial on the impact further delays in the launch of Ottawa’s LRT system is having on commuters (the latest odds are on late July) I happened to read this week’s column by Orléans MP Andrew Leslie’s on the 2019 Federal Budget.

 

 

GUEST COLUMN: Summertime in Orléans offers plenty to see and do

In my last column I wrote about the signs of spring. My, how time flies. Just some four weeks or so later, Mother’s Day is done and the May long weekend is upon us. So is it too soon to dream for – and better yet – plan your summer? Of course not is the only answer to this half-rhetorical question.Read more

 

 

COLUMN: SNC Lavalin affair puts Liberal majority in jeopardy

When it comes to the SNC Lavalin debacle the Liberal government has been trying to deal with for the past month or so, I have a somewhat different take on the subject than most. Read more

 

Seeking answers: May 2, 2019

When it comes to budgets, winners and losers are usually in the eye of the beholder. Case in point, the latest provincial budget. Take the cuts to education, for instance. The Ford government wants to increase high school class sizes from 22 to 28 students which will allow them to cut 3,475 teaching positions over the next four years, thereby saving $851 million.

 

Entertainment

  Sports


Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans

Sir Will production of 'Seussical the Musical' hits all the right notes

Orléans Old Players present pair of comedy short stories


NCAFA, Jr. Gee-Gees form elite minor football program

Les Sittelles hosts first annual Brian Leblanc gymnastics meet

Orléans native to play for Great Britain at World Hockey Championships

 
Local business

  Opinion

 


CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: SNC Lavalin affair puts Liberal majority in jeopardy

 

WALTER ROBINSON: Summertime in Orléans offers plenty to see and do

 

HEATHER JAMIESON: Pre-planning some end of life arrangements has many benefits

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