Wednesday May 22, 2019

May 16, 2019

2 mai 2019



FREE FAMILY BUDGETING WORKSHOP hosted by the Community Pentecostal Church /Christians Against Poverty(CAP), 1825 St Joseph Blvd. at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to save and pay off your debts workshop. For more information call 613-837-3555.

FIRST CHOICE will entertain from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr. for your listening and dancing pleasure. Buffet dinner served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For reservations call 613-590-7227.

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER hosted by the Royal Oak Pub Orléans in support of Habitat for Humanity from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Community BBQ with live bands and a silent auction...The action starts at 1 p.m. with the first musical act. House band Mandie & JF and the Chris Evans Band will take to the stage starting at 7 p.m.!! Come have some fun and show your support!!

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE hosted by the Greater Avalon Community Association from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plenty of bargains to be found as the residents of Avalon take part in this annual community event.

ORLÉANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on June 6 and 7 and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the Centrum Blvd. Festival Plaza. Presented by Orléans Festivals and the Heart of Orléans BIA featuring craft beer from 29 different craft brewers. Food vendors will include Orléans own Meatings BBQ. Live music all three days. For more information visit


Local sports

NCAFA, Ottawa Gee-Gees form elite minor football program

By Fred Sherwin
May 16, 2019

When the Cumberland Panthers Foot-ball Club decided to shut down its varsity program earliest this year, it left huge void in the spring and summer season. Read more


Les Sittelles hosts first annual Brian Leblanc gymnastics meet

Posted May 16, 2019

Le Club de gymnastiques Les Sittelles hosted the first ever Brian Leblanc Cup on the weekend in honour of the the long-time coach who recently retired after spending more than 40 years in the sport. The meet was actually a favour by Les Sittelles owner Jocelyne Legault for the GCGC Gymnastics Club which closed at the end of February. Leblanc was a coach at GCGC for most of his career. Read more



Orléans native to play for Great Britain at World Hockey Championships

Posted May 10, 2019

When Tim Billingsley first started playing hockey as a youth with the Cumberland Minor Hockey Association, he had no idea where the sport would take him, or the opportunities it would provide him. Read more



Local gymnasts heading to Eastern Canadian meet

Posted May 1, 2019

Four area gymnasts are heading to the Eastern Canadian Championships after placing in the top six in their respective divisions at the recent provincial champ-ionships in Amherstberg. Three of the gymnasts hail from the TRYumph Gymnastics Academy on Ogilvie Road, while the fourth is a member of the Tumblers Gymnastics Centre. Read more




New gymnastics club producing results right out of the blocks

Posted May 1, 2019

It’s been less than a year since the TRYumph Gymnastics Academy opened its doors next to Cosmic Adventures on Ogilvie Road. In that short period of time, they have produced some eyebrow-raising results including three top 10 results at the recent provincial championships in Amhertsberg. Read more





Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans

Sir Will production of 'Seussical the Musical' hits all the right notes

Orléans Old Players present pair of comedy short stories

NCAFA, Jr. Gee-Gees form elite minor football program

Les Sittelles hosts first annual Brian Leblanc gymnastics meet

Orléans native to play for Great Britain at World Hockey Championships

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: SNC Lavalin affair puts Liberal majority in jeopardy


WALTER ROBINSON: Summertime in Orléans offers plenty to see and do


HEATHER JAMIESON: Pre-planning some end of life arrangements has many benefits

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