Will a Lansdowne 1.0 Redux Be A Better Deal for Taxpayers? The Greenfield, Main, and Hawthorne (GMH) Project: Big Improvements, But Big Problems Still To Be Resolved Virtual Consultations Yield Details on New OOE Community Centre
Will a Lansdowne 1.0 Redux Be A Better Deal for Taxpayers?

Will a Lansdowne 1.0 Redux Be A Better Deal for Taxpayers?

Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay Why the sudden rush? That question is on the minds of many in response to the Lansdowne Partnership Sustainability Plan and Implementation Report that sought approval from City… Read more »

The Greenfield, Main, and Hawthorne (GMH) Project: Big Improvements, But Big Problems Still To Be Resolved

The Greenfield, Main, and Hawthorne (GMH) Project: Big Improvements, But Big Problems Still To Be Resolved

John Dance This summer, the massive four-year Greenfield, Main and Hawthorne (GMH) road construction project will be well underway and it will yield many benefits. Yet the “final design” still… Read more »

Virtual Consultations Yield Details on New OOE Community Centre

Virtual Consultations Yield Details on New OOE Community Centre

Kristine Houde In late April, City of Ottawa staff held virtual consultations on the future Old Ottawa East (OOE) Community Centre, fire lane, and Forecourt Park at the Deschâtelets Building…. Read more »

Development Plans for The Sisters Convent Draw Mixed Support and Concerns From the Community During Consultations

Development Plans for The Sisters Convent Draw Mixed Support and Concerns From the Community During Consultations

John Dance As previously reported in The Mainstreeter, partners Smart Living Properties (Ottawa) and Forum Equity Partners (Toronto) propose to refurbish the four-storey Sisters convent brick building at 15 des… Read more »

Joel Harden Retains Ottawa Centre for NDP

Joel Harden Retains Ottawa Centre for NDP

MAINSTREETER STAFF Bucking the blue conservative wave that engulfed much of Ontario in the June 2nd provincial election, Ottawa Centre incumbent Joel Harden managed to not merely hang on to… Read more »

Cross-Town Cycling Route Should Go Through OOE and the Glebe

Cross-Town Cycling Route Should Go Through OOE and the Glebe

John Dance An east-west cross-town cycling route going through Old Ottawa East should be included in the City’s new active transportation network, the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) says…. Read more »

Deteriorated Heritage Footbridge May Be Replaced

Deteriorated Heritage Footbridge May Be Replaced

John Dance The old railway bridge that runs parallel to the Queensway and is currently a footbridge serving four wards may be demolished and replaced by a new bridge 100… Read more »

The Mainstreeter’s Theresa Ann Wallace & Lori Gandy: Two OOE Rresidents Short-Listed for 2022 National Capital Writing Awards

The Mainstreeter’s Theresa Ann Wallace & Lori Gandy: Two OOE Rresidents Short-Listed for 2022 National Capital Writing Awards

MAINSTREETER STAFF In our August 2020 issue, The Mainstreeter’s reporter Lori Gandy interviewed Old Ottawa East resident Theresa Ann Wallace following the latter’s selection as the winner of the 2020… Read more »

OUR NEIGHBOURS: OOE Artist Louise Rachlis – Creating Art With A Sense of Fun and Place

OUR NEIGHBOURS: OOE Artist Louise Rachlis – Creating Art With A Sense of Fun and Place

Brenda Small Louise Rachlis didn’t realize that she had been having an effect on others for many years until she attended a student reunion from her elementary school days: “I… Read more »

Adoptive Parents Badly Needed…for Trees!

Adoptive Parents Badly Needed…for Trees!

MAINSTREETER STAFF We know Old Ottawa East (OOE) residents love their trees, so here’s your chance to add more green to your property and improve OOE’s tree canopy at the… Read more »

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