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NOV 27 – The 8th Orleans Rover Crew has taken the annual Christmas Tree and Wreath fundraiser online. Completely contactless from order to payment to delivery. Orders/payments are due Friday Nov. 27. Payments via e-transfer to treasurer@8thOrleans.ca. Deliveries made on Saturday, Dec. 5 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more info e-mail 8thorleanstrees@gmail.com. Funds will go towards 8th Orleans to support our Scouting activities at Group and Section level. https://tinyurl.com/8thOrleansTrees zoom.us.

OCT 26 to DEC 6 – ORLEANS UNITED CHURCH'S ONLINE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR featuring unique handcrafted items, holiday and home decor, doll clothes, winter knits, woodcrafts, upcycled felted mitts, frozen foods, and more. Opens for online shopping October 26 at oucchristmasmarket.ca.

 

 

Local sports


COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

By Fred Sherwin
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

 


Ottawa TFC unveils fall/winter ‘Return to Play’ soccer program
Sept. 17, 2020

The Ottawa TFC soccer club has unveiled its Return to Play protocol that will govern its 2020-2021 recreational and comeptitive indoor programs. Like many other minor sports programs in Ottawa, the Ottawa TFC soccer club has been working with city and provincial health officials to ensure kids can return to play the sports they love in a safe and healthy environment. Read more

 

 


The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters
May 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit competitive athletes especially hard and none harder than Canada’s amateur athletes. Sports, all sports, have been suspended indefinitely, including speed skating. Three athletes with local roots are trying to make the best of a bad situation with upcoming season still very much in doubt; Ivanie Blondin, Isabelle Weidemann ans Nicholas de Haître. Read more

 

 


Ottawa golf courses caught in coronavirus limbo
Posted April 30, 2020

At this time of year, most golfers would normally be pulling their clubs out of storage, cleaning them off and heading to the local driving range in excited anticipation of the opening of the golf season. Read more

 

 


Orléans blind, deaf athlete trying to keep busy during COVID shutdown
Posted April 30, 2020

Trying to stay active while self-isolating is difficult for your average person. For athletes who normally split their time between dry-land training and working out in the gym, it is especially difficult, even more so when your gym has been closed indefinitely. Read more

 

 

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COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

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

The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

 
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VIEWPOINT: Study proves science-based decision-making a fallacy

 

WALTER ROBINSON: Health Canada needs to up its game during vaccine void

 

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

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