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SATURDAY BREAKFASTS AT THE ORLEANS LEGION have been canceled until further notice under the nation wide state of emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19.

THE OTTAWA SCHOOL OF THEATRE has postponed its 30th birthday celebration, originally scheduled for April 4 to a later date.

THE BYTOWN BEAT CHORUS has canceled it’s planned Open House scheduled to take place on March 23.

MIFO has canceled the following productions: “Les Fabulateurs - La légende de Barbe d’Or” scheduled for March 19; “Flip Fabrique - Blizzard” scheduled for March 28; and “Laurent Paquin et Simon Boudreault - On va tous mourir” scheduled for April 4 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

THE ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, OPERA FOR CHILDREN’ scheduled to take place at the Shenkman Arts Centre on March 28 has been postponed.



In the fight against COVID-19, the time has come for Canada to switch from a policy of social responsibility to one of personal responsibility. Read more



May 12, 2020: By the numbers

In the earliest days of the pandemic, health care officials in Canada were warning of hundreds of thousands of cases and thousands of deaths as both were expected to rise exponentially. But thanks to Canadians’ adherence to the stay-at-home policy, we are well below the projected worst case scenario. Read more



It’s week ‘I stopped counting’ of COVID-19.  Let’s have some fun with the words and phrases we have learned since early March. Time to quarantine this cold weather and physically distance to an outbreak hot zone. Read more



COLUMN: If there’s a will to begin the long path to normal, there’s a way

Hopefully, by the time you read this column the Ontario government will have finally released a road map to begin open-ing up the economy in this province. New Brunswick and Saskatchewan released their respective plans last week and Québec is expected to unveil its plan this week. Read more



April 30, 2020: Dereliction of duty

As I write this editorial, 573 elderly residents have died in Ontario after contracting the COVID-19 virus in long-term care facilities. Thirty-one of those residents have died in Ottawa. Read more




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

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

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

The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

Ottawa golf courses caught in coronavirus limbo

Orléans blind, deaf athlete trying to keep busy during COVID shutdown

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Time to take personal responsibility in battle against COVID-19


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

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