Children’s Garden remediation saga Footbridge Takes Shape  Neighbourhood left in the dirt, Field Construction underway, residents questions process.
Hike raises funds for Hospice Care Ottawa

Hike raises funds for Hospice Care Ottawa

Kristina Voth-Childs  Hundreds of hikers laced up their shoes for the annual Hike for Hospice event on Saturday, May 5. Participants walked along the beautiful Carleton University trails to show… Read more »

Greenfield Village: A thriving corner of our community, and Construction plans continue for Greenfield

Greenfield Village: A thriving corner of our community, and Construction plans continue for Greenfield

Tara Hogeterp  Old Ottawa East is made up of many different little neighbourhoods. I am hoping to introduce readers to perhaps a lesser-known corner of our community. Our little section… Read more »

Syrian refugees: the ones left behind

Syrian refugees: the ones left behind

Caroly Buckley & Carol Alette  It has been two years since the Syrian crisis captured the world’s attention and the hearts and minds of Canadians. Ottawa has proudly welcomed thousands… Read more »

Des livres à lire au grand air 

Des livres à lire au grand air 

KELTIE ROBERTSON  Après un hiver prolongé, l’été approche enfin à très grands pas. Quoi de mieux pour célébrer la belle saison que des idées de livres à lire au grand… Read more »

Impact Hours: connecting 55+ experience with the community 

Impact Hours: connecting 55+ experience with the community 

CHRISTINE FRANKLIN   Do you know individuals, retired or later in their careers, who are looking for short-term volunteer opportunities to apply their skills and experience to a good cause?   ImpactHours.org is a… Read more »

Catherine McKenna: Supporting middle class families

Catherine McKenna: Supporting middle class families

For many Canadians, being a parent and raising a family is the most important part of their lives. That’s why our government has introduced new benefits, made changes to Employment Insurance, and invested… Read more »

David Chernushenko: Short-term rentals, long-term trees, and more 

David Chernushenko: Short-term rentals, long-term trees, and more 

Short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb have brought with them tremendous opportunities for people all over the world to rent or rent out a vast selection of lodgings for vacations or work, at prices often cheaper than a hotel.   Along… Read more »

Jim Watson: Spring cleaning the nation’s capital 

Jim Watson: Spring cleaning the nation’s capital 

Each year, Ottawa residents eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring, as it signifies the end of our frigid winters and the beginning of our farmer markets, numerous festivals and outdoor recreation season. Parks, patios and public spaces are flooded with people of all ages… Read more »

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton: Looking forward to spring 

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton: Looking forward to spring 

As I have prepared this column, I have seen freezing rain, ice pellets, sunny skies, drizzle and rain.  Hopefully when you read this article, winter-like weather will be but a distant memory!   Probably the most contentious current issue in our community is the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) plans for Immaculata High School, i.e., the conversion of the playing field… Read more »

Peace Lutheran Church celebrates Latvia’s 100th birthday at Doors Open Ottawa

Peace Lutheran Church celebrates Latvia’s 100th birthday at Doors Open Ottawa

ILSE ZANDSTRA Peace Latvian Lutheran Church is participating in Doors Open Ottawa on June 2 – 3.  Come and join us at 83 Main Street and learn more about the… Read more »

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