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Upcoming events

CHARITY DART TOURNAMENT – Royal Oak Orléans is hosting a charity dart tournament in support of the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre Food Bank in honour of Royal Oak Day. Cost is $10/player, teams are chosen at random and there are prizes to be won! Registration at 12:30 p.m. Game time 1 p.m.

CORO VIVO OTTAWA presents Nibi Water is Life – L’eau, c’est la vie at 7:30 pm at Orléans United Church. This is Coro Vivo’s Spring Concert featuring a commissioned work by the Cree composer Andrew Balfour. Tickets $25 on or $30 at the door. Children under 14 admitted at no charge.

PINTS FOR POTCAKES from 11 am to 2 pm at the Stray Dog Brewing Company in support of Eastern Ontario Potcake Rescue. Beers, raffle and bake sale. Come out and have a pint while visiting with some adoptable dogs at the Stray Dog Brewing Company, 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park.

ORLÉANS FARMER’S MARKET from 11 am to 4 pm in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex on Tenth Line Road featuring local food vendors and producers.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET returns to the Navan Fair Grounds from 10 am to 5 pm with more than 150 local vendors and artisans. Come and see why the Original Navan Markey has become on of the most popular outdoor markets in Eastern Ontario.Visit

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR returns to Blackburn Hamlet with a carnival style midway, music, local vendors, a used book fair, beer garden and fireworks. For more information visit


Local sports

High school rugby returns for first time in three years
By Fred Sherwin
May 12, 2022

For the past three years, the city’s high school rugby pitches have remained silent while the COVID-19 pandemic ran its course. Those same rugby pitches came alive last week with the start of the high school rugby season, including at Cairine Wilson Secondary School where the Wildcats senior boys and varsity girls teams racked up a pair of May 2 opening season wins over the Ashbury Colts. Read more


U12 Wolverines capture EOBA championship
Apr. 28, 2022

The Gloucester-Cumberland Wolverines U12 boys team wrapped up their season on Sunday with a 48-39 win over the Ottawa Elite in the Eastern Ontario Basketball Association (EOBA) championship final. Read more



Orléans golfer places fourth at US Open Blind tournament
Apr. 28, 2022

Orléans blind golfer Kevin Frost recently placed fourth at the U.S. Open Blind Championship in St. Augustine, Florida despite having not played a full round of outdoor golf in over six months. Read more



Bradley Cup win a real family affair
Mar. 31, 2022

Team Navan is this year’s Bradley Cup Charity Hockey Tournament champions thanks to a high-powered offence that scored 12 goals in two playoff games including a six-goal effort against Team Vars in the final in a game that wasn’t as close as the 6-0 score might indicate. Read more


ENVOL gymnastics meet returns to Orléans after 2-year absence
Mar. 31, 2022

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s been over two years since a competitive gymnastics meet was last held in Orléans. Like many other minor sports events, competitive gymnastic meets have been on a hiatus since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more







School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years

Ongoing pandemic fails to slow down local graffiti artist

Shenkman Arts Centre unveils 2021-2022 lineup

High school rugby returns for first time in three years

U12 Wolverines capture EOBA championship

GCRA ringette teams win pair of provincial titles

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Provincial election writ kicks off the silly season


WALTER ROBINSON: When it comes to selling a home, seller – not buyer – beware


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

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