BE THE CHANGE! – Old Ottawa East’s Bird Population Faces Increased Risk from Climate Change Architecture students and Saint Paul University – Conservation and Sustainability Guide Students’ Creative Imagination Queensway Bridge Replacement Question Abound, When, Where, Why?
Upcoming June 2020 issue of the Mainstreeter

Upcoming June 2020 issue of the Mainstreeter

The June issue of The Mainstreeter will be published at the end of May. Physical distribution of the usually printed copy of The Mainstreeter presents some challenges during the current… Read more »

OUR NEIGHBOURS – OOE: A little village in the city –  Havelock Street Resident Enjoys The Sense of Community

OUR NEIGHBOURS – OOE: A little village in the city – Havelock Street Resident Enjoys The Sense of Community

Bonnie Weppler Some time ago, Jenna de Jong started following people who mush on social media. “Mushing” involves dogs pulling some kind of sled, cart, skis or other transportation vehicles…. Read more »

The 2020 Snow Mole Campaign Aims For Safe Winter Walking

The 2020 Snow Mole Campaign Aims For Safe Winter Walking

Dianne Breton Can winter walking be safe? The Council on Aging of Ottawa (COA) believes that pedestrians who become volunteer Snow Moles and report on winter walking conditions in their… Read more »

Meet The Team Behind Capital Ward Councillor Shawn Menard

Meet The Team Behind Capital Ward Councillor Shawn Menard

John Dance It’s only been a year and a half, but Capital Ward Councillor Shawn Menard has been vocal and prolific in forcefully advancing the interests of the ward, its… Read more »

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Karen Goetzinger, Abstract Painter Inspiring Human Connection

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Karen Goetzinger, Abstract Painter Inspiring Human Connection

Tanis Browning-Shelp While out for a walk in the early days of the COVID19 pandemic, professional mixed media artist Karen Goetzinger noticed that people were being friendlier than usual. “This… Read more »

BUSINESS BEAT – Chance Scenario Paves The Way For New Physiotherapy Clinic in Corners on Main

BUSINESS BEAT – Chance Scenario Paves The Way For New Physiotherapy Clinic in Corners on Main

Quinn Abugov After a winter of weather whiplash, the spring season beckons with the opening of a new full-service physiotherapy clinic in Old Ottawa East. Physiotherapy on Main, the new… Read more »

OUR 35TH ANNIVERSARY 1985-2020 – The Mainstreeter’s very first editorial – October 1985, Volume 1, Issue 1

OUR 35TH ANNIVERSARY 1985-2020 – The Mainstreeter’s very first editorial – October 1985, Volume 1, Issue 1

Martin Adelaar With the publication of our October 2020 issue of The Mainstreeter only months from now, we will proudly celebrate the 35th anniversary of our community newspaper. To help… Read more »

BE THE CHANGE! – Old Ottawa East’s Bird Population Faces Increased Risk from Climate Change

BE THE CHANGE! – Old Ottawa East’s Bird Population Faces Increased Risk from Climate Change

Rebecca Aird The disruptive effects of changing climate on the birds that nest in or migrate through our community may not be a top priority for residents of Old Ottawa… Read more »

Architecture students and Saint Paul University – Conservation and Sustainability Guide Students’ Creative Imagination

Architecture students and Saint Paul University – Conservation and Sustainability Guide Students’ Creative Imagination

Jonh Dance Carleton University architecture students have bold but compatible designs for a notional new addition to Saint Paul University (SPU) that would host a multipurpose space for 1,000 people…. Read more »

Federal election postscript: OOE voters gave a big boost to Catherine McKenna’s victory

Federal election postscript: OOE voters gave a big boost to Catherine McKenna’s victory

John Dance Voters of Old Ottawa East (OOE) were a key part of incumbent Liberal Catherine McKenna’s dominant victory in the October 2019 federal election, according to recently released poll-by… Read more »

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