Old Ottawa East’s Five Year Population Growth Dramatically Exceeds Neighbouring Communities OUR READERS ON THE OCCUPATION – Shock, Disgust, Confusion and Sadness Among Many Emotions Expressed by Old Ottawa East Residents Sharing Lunch With….Mika Weaver… Owner of Singing Pebble Books
Old Ottawa East’s Five Year Population Growth Dramatically Exceeds Neighbouring Communities

Old Ottawa East’s Five Year Population Growth Dramatically Exceeds Neighbouring Communities

John Dance Recently released census data show that over the 2016-2021 period Old Ottawa East’s population grew five times faster than the Glebe’s and 10 times faster than Old Ottawa… Read more »

OUR READERS ON THE OCCUPATION – Shock, Disgust, Confusion and Sadness Among Many Emotions Expressed by Old Ottawa East Residents

OUR READERS ON THE OCCUPATION – Shock, Disgust, Confusion and Sadness Among Many Emotions Expressed by Old Ottawa East Residents

John Dance Of all of the major post-Second World War events that have affected Ottawa and its constituent communities, none has so profoundly torn at its fabric as did the… Read more »

Sharing Lunch With….Mika Weaver… Owner of Singing Pebble Books

Sharing Lunch With….Mika Weaver… Owner of Singing Pebble Books

“The cornerstone of my business is happy customers…” Thirty years ago, Mika Weaver finished university and started working full-time at Singing Pebble Books. She’s still there. Theresa Wallace spoke to… Read more »

Local Bites – Dining at Gray Jay – A True Culinary Gem

Local Bites – Dining at Gray Jay – A True Culinary Gem

Quinn Abugov When the iconic canal-front building at the corner of Hawthorne Avenue and Colonel By Drive became vacant in late 2020, many wondered what would become of the picturesque… Read more »

Parenting 101 – Young Student ‘moms’ at Immaculata High Learn That Raising Healthy Kids is Not Child’s Play

Parenting 101 – Young Student ‘moms’ at Immaculata High Learn That Raising Healthy Kids is Not Child’s Play

Lori Gandy Immaculata High School teacher Jillian Budgell says she has the best job in the school because she teaches the fun courses: theatre, cooking/hospitality and the Parenting course. She… Read more »

With Six Months to go, There are Already Issues Aplenty in Upcoming Municipal Election

With Six Months to go, There are Already Issues Aplenty in Upcoming Municipal Election

John Dance Six months away but issues for the coming municipal election are popping up all over: what should the annual tax increase be in the face of high inflation… Read more »

OPINION- The Battle of Billings Bridge – Views from the Front Lines of the Anti-Convoy Protest

OPINION- The Battle of Billings Bridge – Views from the Front Lines of the Anti-Convoy Protest

Robin Leckie Although I wasn’t directly bothered by the congestion and noise and mess in my Rideau Gardens neighbourhood, I could feel the tension and stress in my City due… Read more »

Developers of the Former Sisters Convent Unveil Plans for a Rental Community- Design Group Proposing 284 New Units

Developers of the Former Sisters Convent Unveil Plans for a Rental Community- Design Group Proposing 284 New Units

Peter Tobin Shortly after purchasing the former convent home of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart last April, partners Ottawa-based Smart Living Properties and Toronto-based Forum Equity Partners (Forum/SLP) stated… Read more »

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Red Bird Lands in the Hood!

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Red Bird Lands in the Hood!

Tanis Browning-Shelp A big red bird perched high above 1165 Bank Street (near Belmont Avenue) in Old Ottawa South signals the arrival of a new live music venue with strong… Read more »

What’s Going On?  The Lights Are Still Out on Colonel By Drive

What’s Going On? The Lights Are Still Out on Colonel By Drive

Mainstreeter Staff In the February issue of The Mainstreeter, we reported that, according to the National Capital Commission (NCC), the City of Ottawa is responsible for fixing the broken streetlights… Read more »

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