Thursday Sept. 21, 2023

Sept. 14, 2023

17 août 2023


Upcoming events

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

ABIDING WORD GARAGE SALE from from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Abiding Word Lutheran Church, 1575 Belcourt Blvd. Parking lot off of Sunview Dr. To book a FREE table contact Elaine at 613-824-7268 or You can sell for yourself or donate your items to the Church table. All profits raised will go to support the Abiding Word Community Pantry.

SYMPHONY SENIOR LIVING GARAGE SALE from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Symphony Senior Living Orléans, 6419 Lumberman Way. All proceeds to benefit the Orléans Cumberland Community Resource Centre.

POP UP FOOD BANK at  at the Queenswood United Church parking lot, 360 Kennedy Lane East, Orléans. from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Non-perishable food and toiletries will be able free of cost.

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, and a variety of artisan goods.

THE ORLEANS TERRY FOX RUN – Start and finish will take place in the parking lot at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School on Tenth Line Road. Registration will open at 7:30 a.m. Open start from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Bicycles, rollerblades and strollers are welcome. Dogs must be kept on a leash. Pre-registration and donations can be made at




COLUMN: Proving the theory that good people attract other good people

The other day, a female friend of mine made an off-handed remark about my travels and the people I’ve met along the way, most of whom are under the age of 30. Read more



Sept. 21: Snail's pae

It’s a known fact that nothing in this city gets done very quickly – the LRT being one example. Two other projects that come to mind which are specific to the east end are the Trim Road realignment and widening which took 10 years from approval to construction and the Orléans Health Hub, which was first promised in 2009 but wasn’t completed until 2019. Read more



COLUMN: Daughter’s departure sparks separation anxiety

And so it starts. Last week, I had to see my daughter off to teachers’ college. Some of you may remember my daughter Margaret as the Magster. She used to write a regular column in the paper about life as a high school student. She wrote her last column about 10 years ago. Read more


Sept. 14: A fine mess

Let’s face it, Ottawa’s transit system is an unmitigated mess. The latest from the big brains who run OC Transpo is the idea of an on-demand transit service to help address shrinking ridership in certain communities. Read more



COLUMN: Bucket list trip to the Greek Islands exceeds all expectations

Before I begin, I want to once again thank former Orléans Star editor and current owner of the Ottawa Business Journal, Michael Curran, who told me about the VISA Aeroplan card two years ago and the fact that I could probably pay for our printing and distribution costs using the card. 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

Panther girls part of national tackle bronze medal team

Ottawa TFC women's team wins third Ontario Cup title

Local cheerleading team earn silver medal at world championships

Local business



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




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Proving the theory that good people attract other good people


Vanxiety_life #8: Vanlifers return home for a short break before heading west

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