Snow And Ice Clearing Woes….The Winter Of Living Dangerously Community, Mainstreeter Lose A Dear Friend Memories Of A Lifetime With All My Love
They’re Off And Running–Federal Election Campaign Begins

They’re Off And Running–Federal Election Campaign Begins

By John Dance Last year voters in Old Ottawa East were called to the polls to cast ballots in the provincial and municipal races; this year the election cycle will… Read more »

Bold Vision For Springhurst Park, Community Support Sought

Bold Vision For Springhurst Park, Community Support Sought

By Rick Burrowes Springhurst Park is one of Ottawa’s most intensively used and enjoyed green spaces. It is the park of choice for hundreds of families in the Lees Avenue… Read more »

Linda Pollock: Lifelong Volunteer Wins Governor General’s Medal

Linda Pollock: Lifelong Volunteer Wins Governor General’s Medal

By Theresa Wallace This is the first in an occasional series spotlighting the many volunteer heroes of Old Ottawa East. Congratulations to Linda Pollock, recent winner of the Governor General’s… Read more »

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

By Peter Fowler Our intrepid photo editor, Peter Fowler, recently stomped the neighbourhood to add some new photos to his extensive portfolio of Old Ottawa East imagery. Always one to… Read more »

New Leadership, New Issues For SLOE

New Leadership, New Issues For SLOE

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay The April issue of The Mainstreeter featured a comprehensive overview of the many ways in which Sustainable Living Ottawa East (SLOE) has advocated for and engaged in… Read more »

Snow And Ice Clearing Woes….The Winter Of Living Dangerously

Snow And Ice Clearing Woes….The Winter Of Living Dangerously

By John Dance With the warmth of today, it may seem like winter was a while ago, but this feeling can’t erase the sense of many in Old Ottawa East… Read more »

Community, Mainstreeter Lose A Dear Friend

Community, Mainstreeter Lose A Dear Friend

Brian Joseph Donahue: 1958 – 2019 By Jan D’Arcy Brian Donahue, a beloved neighbour and friend, died on May 10th. He was 61 years old. Brian, his wife Bev Shea,… Read more »

Memories Of A Lifetime With All My Love

Memories Of A Lifetime With All My Love

By Cassie Gibbons “When you become a parent, it changes everything. All of a sudden there’s this living being that needs you, it really puts everything into perspective,” says Myriam… Read more »

Sharing lunch with Shawn Menard: “I didn’t expect this to be fun…”

Sharing lunch with Shawn Menard: “I didn’t expect this to be fun…”

As The Mainstreeter sat down to interview Shawn Menard for the June issue, it became quickly evident that Capital Ward’s first term city councillor didn’t run for office to win… Read more »

Old Ottawa East’s Transit Drought Finally Comming To An End

Old Ottawa East’s Transit Drought Finally Comming To An End

By Ron Rose Old Ottawa East residents will be pleased to hear that OC Transpo will finally restore regular bus service that connects the Ottawa General Hospital campus on Smyth… Read more »

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