Friday Sept. 24, 2021

Sept. 16, 2021

16 septembre 2021

Upcoming events

ORLEANS FARMERS MARKET from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Centre, 1585 Tenth Line Rd. Market staff have been working closely with public health officials to create protocols to help make our markets the safest source of fresh, local food possible while we strive to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena in Cumberland Village. Over 45 local producers and artisans. All products at the market are locally grown or made.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Navan Fairgrounds. Over 100 vendors.


Local sports

Local vision-impaired golfer adds three more titles to his resume
By Fred Sherwin
Sept. 22, 2021

Orléans vision-impaired golfer Kevin Frost renewed his passion for golf this summer and in the process added three more titles to his growing resume. Read more


Expectant mother Homan off to 3-0 start at Scotties
Feb. 22, 2020

For those who knew Orléans native Rachel Homan during her formative years at Cairine Wilson Secondary School when she won four straight Ontario bantam championships and a Canada Winter Games gold medal, it should come as little surprise that she's competing for a fourth Scotties title while eight months pregnant. Read more



Orléans speed skating pair win double gold in Dutch bubble
Feb 1, 2020

Orléans own Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann have wasted no time in getting back on the top of the speed skating podium. As two-thirds of Canada’s female pursuit team they won back-to-back gold in the first two World Cup events of the season held in a bubble in Heerenveen, Netherlands over the past fortnight. Read more



Blondin opens pre-Olympic season with pair of medals
Jan. 27, 2020

Orléans native and Gloucester Concordes member Ivanie Blondin kicked off the pre-Olympic speed skating season with a pair of medal winning performances in Heerenveen, Netherlands on the weekend. Read more


COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete
Oct. 15, 2020

Orléans deaf and blind athlete Kevin Frost is not about to let the COVID pandemic slow him down. Despite the many challenges he faces, Frost managed to play 30 rounds of golf over the summer including two rounds at the Chippewa Creek Golf Course in Hamilton, where he finished second in the Ontario Visually Impaired Golf Championship on Aug. 15 and 16. 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: One scribe’s unsolicited advice on how to handle the next pandemic



WALTER ROBINSON: The Attitude of Gratitude amidst COVID doom and gloom


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

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