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Upcoming events

ORLÉANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL at the Orléans Festival Plaza on Centrum Blvd. This award-winning event brings the best craft brews, food and music to Orléans for three fun-filled days. For more information or to purchase tickets go to

ORLÉANS LIONS CLUB SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER from 5-8 p.m. in the St. Joseph Church Hall, 2757 St. Joseph Blvd. Tickets $15 for adults or six tickets for $80. Tickets available from any member, e-mail or call 613-830-7035.

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena, 1115 Dunning Rd. in Cumberland Village. The Cumberland Farmers’ Market features fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, specialty foods, homemade treats and a variety of artisan goods.

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.

CLASSIC CAR SHOW hosted by the Orléans Lions Club in the west parking lot at the Place d’Orléans mall. Free to spectators. To register your car email Lion Shannon at or call 613-329-1248.

THE STRAY DOG BREWING COMPANY presents the Jays Quartet from 7:30 p.m. Funk, soul, blues and bee bop. The Stray Dog Brewing Company is located at 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park.

ORLÉANS COMIC BOOK AND NOVELTY SHOW from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Place d’Orléans shopping centre featuring local comic vendors, novelty/toy vendors, craft vendors as well as artists and writers.


Local news

Council likely to approve hybrid bag tag garbage system
June 6, 2023

City council is expected to vote on a staff proposal next week that will see curbside garbage pick-up limited to an average of two bags every two weeks by the spring of 2024. Read more



Paying the price to live in paradise
May 11, 2023

As the saying goes, everything in life has a price tag and for residents living along the Ottawa River near Cumberland Village, the price of living at the edge of a river with some of the best sunsets anywhere in the city is the occasional flooding. Read more



Queenswood Heights loses one its first residents
May 9, 2023

Orléans lost another true pillar of the community last week with the passing of long-time Queenswood Heights resident Al Tweddle. After a spirited battle with gall bladder cancer, he passed away at home on Monday, May 1, surrounded by his family. Read more



Local couple looking forward to living the 'van life'
April 23, 2023

It’s called “van life” and it’s a concept that is sweeping across the globe. From Europe to Australia and to every part of Canada and the United States, young people have been taking a break from the traditional lifestyle their parents may have followed and instead decided to live and travel in vans they’ve converted into tiny mobile homes. Read more



Fallingbrook couple victims of home invasion
April 23, 2023

A Fallingbrook couple has been left shocked and traumatized after experiencing a violent home invasion on April 17. The incident occurred at around 9 a.m. on Neptune Way in Fallingbrook South. Read more



Author, inventor reunited at Chapel Hill Retirement Residence
April 11, 2023

When Orléans author and inventor Roy Mayer first penned a book on Canada’s most influential innovators in the late 90s, little did he know that he would one day end up living in the same retirement residence as one of his subjects. Read more





OST production presents the best of Winnie-the-Pooh

Brilliantly written holiday production an instant Christmas classic

Plenty to see and do at the Shenkman Arts Centre this fall

U12 Wolverines capture EOBA championship

GCRA ringette teams win pair of provincial titles

Beacon Hill native Canada’s newest Olympic hero

Local business



MAKER FEED CO. Cumberland Village restaurant unveils exciting new fall menu




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Orléans vibrant live music scene is worth checking out


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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