New Official Plan Really Rankles OOE Residents The Pandemic Puppies Are Settling In To Old Ottawa East The Process: “This is no way to plan for the future…”
New Official Plan Really Rankles OOE Residents

New Official Plan Really Rankles OOE Residents

John Dance No other City project has rankled Old Ottawa East residents as much as the draft Official Plan (OP). Yet, despite the growing public concerns about the OP’s inadequate… Read more »

The Pandemic Puppies Are Settling In To Old Ottawa East

The Pandemic Puppies Are Settling In To Old Ottawa East

Lori Gandy If you’ve been out walking in Old Ottawa East this past year, you will have noticed an increase in the number of dogs strolling with their proud families…. Read more »

The Process: “This is no way to plan for the future…”

The Process: “This is no way to plan for the future…”

Lorne Abugov Dozens of Old Ottawa East residents have let the City of Ottawa know in plain words that they are concerned and, in many cases, displeased by proposals for… Read more »

AVTC threatens OOE’s essential recreational greenspace

AVTC threatens OOE’s essential recreational greenspace

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton Old Ottawa East residents have spotted a number of inconsistencies in the City’s draft Official Plan (OP), but none is more glaring than the disconnect between the… Read more »

Residents Strongly Opposed to Splitting the Community

Residents Strongly Opposed to Splitting the Community

Phyllis Odenback Sutton In addition to concerns about the process adopted by the City to implement a new Official Plan, many other troublesome issues have been raised by Old Ottawa… Read more »

For 15-minute Communities, “uncertainty will reign”

For 15-minute Communities, “uncertainty will reign”

John Dance Old Ottawa East residents like the existing Old Ottawa East (OOE) Secondary Plan (SP) and the Community Design Plan (CDP) that was its basis. By contrast, residents don’t… Read more »

The Rebuilding of uOttawa’s River Campus Set to Begin at 200 Lees Ave

The Rebuilding of uOttawa’s River Campus Set to Begin at 200 Lees Ave

John Dance This summer, the University of Ottawa plans to embark upon a large construction project on the Lees Campus in Old Ottawa East. The first phase of rebuilding the… Read more »

The Brantwood Place Gates:  A “Monumental Memory” of a Treasured OOE Heritage Legacy

The Brantwood Place Gates: A “Monumental Memory” of a Treasured OOE Heritage Legacy

John Dance The Mainstreeter is publishing a draft article on the Brantwood Place Gates written for tentative inclusion in two Carleton University professors’ forthcoming book, entitled Monumental Memories: A Critical… Read more »

ART BEAT: Artist Luke Goldsmith Pivots From Graffiti to Calligraffiti During the Pandemic

ART BEAT: Artist Luke Goldsmith Pivots From Graffiti to Calligraffiti During the Pandemic

Tanis Browning-Shelp Eight years ago, a group of high-school breakdancers helped Luke Goldsmith shift from feeling lost to feeling fired up about art. He found the students breakdancing in an… Read more »

The Mainstreeter’s Social Issue Discussion Series: Affordable Housing & Healthy, Diverse Communities

The Mainstreeter’s Social Issue Discussion Series: Affordable Housing & Healthy, Diverse Communities

Lorne Abugov Panelists delve into Old Ottawa East’s housing, diversity and inclusiveness during a wide-ranging and entertaining webinar Old Ottawa East ranks high as a diverse and inclusive community but… Read more »

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