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April 2, 2020

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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.


Local sports

Orleans Bengals football club undergoes rebranding

By Fred Sherwin
April 1, 2020

The Orleans Bengals Football Club is now the Orléans Minor Football Association after the organization recently underwent a rebranding process lead by its new president Qasim Khan. Read more


Former St. Matt Tiger named CIS second team All-Canadian

Posted April 1, 2020

Former St. Matthew Tiger Brooklynn McAlear-Fanus became only the third Ottawa Gee-Gee female basketball player to receive All-Canadian honours last month when she was named to the Second Team of All Canadians for 2019-2020. Read more



Louis-Riel Rebelles win high school hoops crown

Posted March 3, 2020

The Louis-Riel Rebelles senior boys basketball team are city champs after beating the Nepean Knights 67-46 at La Cité Collegiale on Monday. After falling behind early in the AAA title game, the Knights battled back to take a 14-13 lead by the end of the first quarter. Read more



Béatrice-Desloges wins senior girls volleyball championship

Posted March 3, 2020

The Béatrice-Desloges Bulldogs won the school's first-ever senior girls AAA volleyball championship on Monday and they did so by knocking off the four-time defending champion Glebe Gryphons in straight sets. Read more


Maj. Atom AA Jr. Grads solidify hold on second place in HEO standings

Posted Jan. 22, 2020

The Cumberland Jr. Grads Major Atom AA team gave themselves a boost in the battle for second place in the Hockey East Ontario standings on the weekend by downing the Gloucester Rangers 4-1 on home ice at the Navan Memorial Arena. 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

Orleans Bengals football club undergoes rebranding

Former St. Matt Tiger named CIS second team All-Canadian

Vars resident one of only two men to complete Arctic Ultra Marathon

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Blood tests will help lead us back to a state of normalcy


WALTER ROBINSON: Stay calm, be safe and keep your social distance


HEATHER JAMIESON: Effort to be environmentally conscious ends longstanding tradition

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