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Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

Here’s another photo from the collection of The Mainstreeter’s Photo Editor, Peter Fowler, who bent low this summer to capture a street-level photo of these delicately-coloured tulips fronting Saint Paul… Read more »

Legal Aid Cuts Deepest For Most Vulnerable Community Members

Legal Aid Cuts Deepest For Most Vulnerable Community Members

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay In the wake of recent high-profile provincial funding cuts to health care and education, this past April’s $133 million funding cut to Legal Aid Ontario has garnered… Read more »

Rick Burrowes Recognized As Driving Force Behind Rebirth Of Springhurst Park

Rick Burrowes Recognized As Driving Force Behind Rebirth Of Springhurst Park

By John Dance Rick Borrowes, long-time OOE resident and the driving force behind a revitalized Springhurst Park, has been honoured by the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre with its Excellence… Read more »

Plans To Make OOE A Birdfriendly Community Take Flight

Plans To Make OOE A Birdfriendly Community Take Flight

By Rebecca Aird When biologist Rachel Carson courageously stepped into the void of opposition to the chemical drenching of North American farmland in the 1950s and 60s, she titled her… Read more »

OOE Resident Denise Inglis Wins Prestigious Ottawa Cycling Award

OOE Resident Denise Inglis Wins Prestigious Ottawa Cycling Award

By Theresa Wallace “It was a purple bike with a banana seat. I used to do wheelies with it down the dirt road I lived on in Timmins,” recalls Denise… Read more »

Ottawa Centre’s Federal Voting History: Red Or Orange With A Blue Tinge

Ottawa Centre’s Federal Voting History: Red Or Orange With A Blue Tinge

By John Dance In the last federal election, the riding of Ottawa Centre had the greatest voter turn-out of all 338 ridings in Canada, as Liberal Catherine McKenna won against… Read more »

Coming Soon To OOE: Nu Grocery will bring waste free shopping concept to Old Ottawa East

Coming Soon To OOE: Nu Grocery will bring waste free shopping concept to Old Ottawa East

By Quinn Abugov Another month, another major business announcement for the Main Street commercial corridor came in July when a much-needed and long-awaited grocery operation was announced for Old Ottawa… Read more »

New To OOE: Right Place, Right Time For SJC Financial

New To OOE: Right Place, Right Time For SJC Financial

By Quinn Abugov As the winds of change blow through Old Ottawa East’s Main Street corridor, the rapidly evolving residential and commercial footprint is beginning to attract a variety of… Read more »

At Saint Paul University: Community School Strikes For Climate Justice

At Saint Paul University: Community School Strikes For Climate Justice

By Joe Gunn On May 24th, in front of St. Paul University (UStP) on Main Street, in the spiritual and geographical heart of Old Ottawa East, the Centre Oblat –… Read more »

Traffic Barriers Take A Hit At Dangerous Intersection

Traffic Barriers Take A Hit At Dangerous Intersection

By Jessica Jepp Just a few weeks after they were installed at the south-west corner of Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue, traffic barriers intended to prevent vehicles from mounting the… Read more »

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