A Monkey in the Central Kindgom: Local author bore witness to China’s emergence into the 20th century Sharing Lunch Interview with OOE Opera Singer Wallis Giunta Arrested Development in COVID’s wake
A Monkey in the Central Kindgom: Local author bore witness to China’s emergence into the 20th century

A Monkey in the Central Kindgom: Local author bore witness to China’s emergence into the 20th century

Springhurst Avenue resident Andreas Aass has recently written a book that recounts his time teaching in Nanjing in 1986 and travelling throughout northern China. In light of the country’s dramatic… Read more »

Sharing Lunch Interview with OOE Opera Singer Wallis Giunta

Sharing Lunch Interview with OOE Opera Singer Wallis Giunta

Mainstreeter Staff Performing was always my comfort – it’s where I feel most at home…” We continue our popular interview feature this issue, focusing on a gifted young talent from… Read more »

Arrested Development in COVID’s wake

Arrested Development in COVID’s wake

John Dance The face of Old Ottawa East has changed greatly over the last five years but, with the profound health, economic and societal impacts of the COVID-19 virus, the… Read more »

Footy Sevens to pay property tax on Immaculata field

Footy Sevens to pay property tax on Immaculata field

John Dance The property tax exemption for the Immaculata High School’s commercialized turf sports field has been extinguished by Ontario’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), as sought by the Old… Read more »

Crime in Old Ottawa East – has there been a COVID-19 impact?

Crime in Old Ottawa East – has there been a COVID-19 impact?

Phyllis Odenbanch Sutton News reports have talked about an increase in crime in Ottawa since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The Mainstreeter decided to look more closely at the City’s recent… Read more »

One year in the life of the Flora Footbridge

One year in the life of the Flora Footbridge

John Dance She’s now been very visibly with us for more than a year. The Flora Footbridge was officially opened last June and as of mid-June of this year, there… Read more »

Condo residents stymied in effort to screen off gas meters on Springhurst Avenue

Condo residents stymied in effort to screen off gas meters on Springhurst Avenue

Mainstreeter Staff A solid outdoor wall of mechanical pipes from the Corners on Main (TCOM) development constitute an eyesore for pedestrians and for the residences across the street on Springhurst… Read more »

The Mainstreeter announces new community events to spotlight social issues and local artists

The Mainstreeter announces new community events to spotlight social issues and local artists

Lorne Abugov The Mainstreeter is pleased to announce that it will work in collaboration with several organizations and groups in Old Ottawa East (OOE) to partner and promote a series… Read more »

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

In response to our request to readers for their perspectives on the Flora Footbridge, we received many responses from members of our community. We have reproduced some of them in… Read more »

Opinion – The Sage of the Deschâtelets Building Zone Appeal

Opinion – The Sage of the Deschâtelets Building Zone Appeal

Ron Rose A “saga” can be defined as a heroic story involving many unexpected challenges. It’s a word that aptly describes the struggle by the Old Ottawa East Community Association… Read more »

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