Betty Hill, 103 years in OOE – We Mourn The Passing of Our Most Senior Citizen Breaking News!!!  Old Ottawa East Community Association and Regional Group Agree to Settlement Sharing lunch with Immaculata High School student athletes
Betty Hill, 103 years in OOE – We Mourn The Passing of Our Most Senior Citizen

Betty Hill, 103 years in OOE – We Mourn The Passing of Our Most Senior Citizen

Mainstreeter Staff Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Hill (nee Brown), Old Ottawa East’s most senior citizen, passed away peacefully on January 30th at the age of 103. Revered by her family, friends… Read more »

New school proposal for Deschâtelets progresses

New school proposal for Deschâtelets progresses

John Dance Talks to create a new elementary school in the storied Deschâtelets Residence have taken a step forward with news that the Conseil des Écoles Catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE)… Read more »

Breaking News!!!  Old Ottawa East Community Association and Regional Group Agree to Settlement

Breaking News!!! Old Ottawa East Community Association and Regional Group Agree to Settlement

Mainstreeeter Staff On February 18, 2020, the Old Ottawa East Community Association (the Association) and Regional Group (Regional) and the City of Ottawa agreed to a settlement – subject to… Read more »

Sharing lunch with Immaculata High School student athletes

Sharing lunch with Immaculata High School student athletes

In this issue of The Mainstreeter, we are delighted to introduce four young multi-sport student at who are helping to instill a new “buzz” in the sports program athletes at… Read more »

The MindLight Collective: helping to shine a light on patterns of the brain

The MindLight Collective: helping to shine a light on patterns of the brain

By Lorne Abugov Guessing is a game of the mind, and many minds within Old Ottawa East seem to enjoy guessing at the identity of new businesses poised to launch… Read more »

City approves funding for new OOE community centre

City approves funding for new OOE community centre

By John Dance The much dreamed about new community centre now has approved funding. The City of Ottawa’s new budget has earmarked $1 million in 2020 to design a new… Read more »

Nu Grocery founders pioneer the 5R’s of reducing waste as new Main Street location launches

Nu Grocery founders pioneer the 5R’s of reducing waste as new Main Street location launches

By Quinn Abugov With winter weather upon us and the calendar heading towards Christmas and New Years, it’s time to reflect on the banner year of commercial retail openings in… Read more »

OOECA and CAG: Next generation takes the helm at community annual general meeting

OOECA and CAG: Next generation takes the helm at community annual general meeting

By John Dance The leadership of two of the community’s major volunteer organizations passed to a younger generation at the November 12th annual general meeting of the Community Activities Group… Read more »

OSEG seeks full control of Lansdowne

OSEG seeks full control of Lansdowne

By John Dance The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) is seeking control over the entire Lansdowne Park site but residents in neighbouring communities, Councillor Shawn Menard, and local community… Read more »

Terra Firma: Cohousing and its impact on Old Ottawa East

Terra Firma: Cohousing and its impact on Old Ottawa East

By Theresa Wallace  Over two decades ago, a cohousing group called Terra Firma (TF) bought six townhouses on Drummond Street, changing the lives of many and resulting in profound, long-lasting… Read more »

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