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Upcoming events

OHH CANADA KIDS FESTIVAL JEUNNESE ORLÉANS from 11 am to 5 pm at Millennium Park on Trim Road. Obstacle Course, Face Painting, Scavenger Hunt, Bike Rally and lots of other surprises! Canada Day Birthday Cake at 1 pm  Food trucks and BBQ.

CANADA DAY BBQ at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. .Open tro all members and non-members. BBQ from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by Prestige Catering and Food Services. 8 choices to choose from at $15 each. Live entertainment provided by the Taylor Creek Band and the Parsons Duo. Bar specials from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FREE CANADA BBQ from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Petrie Island in the Steumer Park picnic area, hosted by the Orléans PC Riding Association.

ORLEANS FARMERS MARKET from 11 am to 4 pm in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Centre on Tenth Line Road. Shop the freshest seasonal produce, meat and dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and more while getting to know the folks who grew and made it.

TAPROOM 260 presents the Jamie Douglas live from 8-11 pm. Located on Centrum Blvd. in the Orléans Town Centre. For more information visit

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 am to 1 pm at the Cumberland Arena, 1115 Dunning Rd. in Cumberland Village. Farmers, bakers, artists, crafters, gardeners, chefs and friends. For more information

THE ORLEANS BREWING CO. presents James Leclair live from 8-11 pm. $5 cover. The Orléans Brewing Co. is located at 4380 Innes Rd. near the McDonalds. For more information visit



Local news

High school scholars top Class of 2024
July 4, 2024

Orléans-area high schools held their graduation ceremonies last week, celebrating the many accomplishments of the Class of 2024, including their respective Governor General’s Academic Medal recipients. Read more



Friends and family celebrate the life of Cumberland historian
July 4, 2024

A Susan Flemming was a lot of things – a writer, a newspaper editor, a historian, a playwright, a sister and a devoted friend. She was also a devoted wife to John Powell, who passed away in February 2023. Read more



A busy summer is in store at the Cumberland museum
July 4, 2024

Activities at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum in Cumberland Village are already in high gear as the museum continues to welcome visitors from far and wide. Read more



Petrie Island Canada Day event moves to Millennium Park
June 20, 2024

There will be no Canada Day celebration on Petrie Island this year. Instead, the event’s organizers have decided to hold a Canada Day children’s festival at Millennium Park, complete with kids’ entertainers, children’s activities and a giant birthday cake. Read more



Orléans knitting queen recovering after spending five months in hospital
June 20, 2024

Eileen McCaughey is one tough cookie. The 89-year-old founder and inspirational leader of the Busy Finger knitting club returned to her Fallingbrook recently returned home after spending the better part of the last five months in hospital. Read more



St. Joseph food truck specializes in gluten-free options
June 4, 2024

It’s been four years since three Carine Wilson graduates got together to launch a food truck in the middle of the pandemic with little more than a hope and a prayer. None of them had any experience oper-ating a business of their own, but they did have youthful exuberance on their side and a wonderful location on St. Joseph Blvd. next to the Gabriels Pizza Plaza. They also had a terrific mentor who helped them find a truck and gave them plenty of advice. Read more


Navan Community Association launches fundraising campaign for new pavilion 06/04/24
Navan dairy farm in full swing two years after derecho 05/23/24
Alvida Promenade resident celebrates 100th birthday 05/23/24
City moving ahead with controversial roundabout in Convent Glen 04/30/24
Local American Idol contestant returns to where it all began 04/29/24

Saying goodbye to an old friend and community theatre icon 04/23/24
Public urged to review, comment on 'New Ways to Bus' plan 04/19/24
American Idol experience recharges local singer's creative energy 04/08/24
Feds announce long-term funding for new Action Plan for Official Languages 03/28/24
The Navan maple syrup society 03/26/24
Orléans woman, armed forces member a total 'gamer' 03/26/24
Fallingbrook woman completes 40,320-piece puzzle 03/10/24
Orléans MP recognizes Leading Women, Leading Girls 03/09/24
East end well presented at Global Alliance Awards 03/01/24
Meet-and-greet signals unofficial start to local federal election campaign 02/16/24
Class action lawsuit launched against Catholic school board and former St. Matt's teacher convicted of sexual assaulting former students 02/16/24
Orléans educator receives Teaching Excellence Award 02/15/24
Warm weather, freezing rain play havoc on outdoor activities 02/01/24
Suspect charged for rash of St. Joseph Blvd. break-ins 02/01/24
Saltwater Santas raise whopping $28K for charity 01/25/24
Outstanding youth recognized at special ceremony 01/25/24
Spirit of giving alive and well in Orléans 01/11/24
Residents want city to slow down traffic on Hunter's Run 01/11/24
Spirit of giving alive and well in Orléans 01/11/24
Caring community answers the call yet again 12/21/23
2024 municipal budget approved with 2.5% tax hike 12/21/23
Salt Water Santas ready to raise more money for charities 12/07/23
Knitting club overwhelmed by community's response to call for donations 12/07/23
Francophone historical society publishes second volume of Orléans toponymy 12/07/23
Accident(s) lead local designer to create pre-planning journal 11/23/23
2024 Calendar of Hope now on sale 11/20/23
Sight and hearing impaired man's service dog nearly run over by negligent driver 11/13/23
Luloff to carry Conservative banner in next federal election 11/12/23
Orléans knitting club in desperate need of wool 11/07/23
Area cenotaphs solemn tributes to fallen heroes 11/06/23
Orléans Legion kicks off 2023 Poppy Campaign 10/27/23
Fallingbrook home a mecca for trick-or-treaters 10/26/23
Obituary: Orléans loses yet another pillar of the community 10/26/23
Navan spa severely damaged by fire, GoFundMe page created to help owner 10/23/23
Navan featured on Hockey Night in Canada after arena canteen gets Quaker makeover 10/22/23
OC Transpo's financial woes worse than feared 10/10/23
Ciné Starz Orléans forced to close after landlord refuses to renew lease over outstanding rent 09/28/23
Councillor delivers three more Gem Awards in Orléans West-Innes 09/21/23
Brian Coburn Extension inches closer to reality 09/21/23
Finance committee sets 2024 budget directions, tax target 09/14/23
Blackburn dentist marks anniversary with over two hundred friends 09/14/23
Orléans West-Innes celebrates its shining Gems 08/17/23
East end park named after Parade of Lights co-organizer 08/17/23
New guide dog gives Kevin Frost new lease on life 08/17/23
Resilient Afghan family embraces new beginnings in Orléans 08/17/23




Orléans author publishes first fictional novel, The Spanish Note

Ottawa School of Theatre all ages production of Treasure Island was wonderfully entertaining

Orléans native wins Juno Comedy Album of the Year

Young Orléans golfer continues to build on previous success

St. Petes wins NCSAA senior girls Tier 1 rugby championship

East end athletes win nine medals at OFSAA track and field championships

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