List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2014

Build Bridge Sooner: Watson and Chernushenko—but politicians offer no guarantees OOE canal bridge will be built soon

Build Bridge Sooner: Watson and Chernushenko—but politicians offer no guarantees OOE canal bridge will be built soon

Calls for a pedestrian bridge spanning the Rideau Canal in Old Ottawa East returned this month, as candidates for capital ward councillor tried to assure voters they wanted a new… Read more »

Old Ottawa East Community Garden Update

Old Ottawa East Community Garden Update

Zinnias and Cosmos brought the bees to make the gardens bountiful. Photo by Linda Rankin As September brought  shorter days and Ottawa East community gardeners harvested the year’s bounty, I… Read more »

Fighting Slavery One Step at a Time

Fighting Slavery One Step at a Time

Celebration! Church took part in the inaugural Freedom Walk. Photo by Andrew Lau Celebration! Church has involved itself in social justice causes for many years, engaging in service projects, conferences… Read more »

Citizens Can Work with City Hall to Influence Neighbourhood Construction

Citizens Can Work with City Hall to Influence Neighbourhood Construction

Many thanks to Andrea Vecsei for her article in the last Mainstreeter calling for greater discussion of infill building in Old Ottawa East. At the community association level, the discussion… Read more »

SLOE Chair Wins Volunteer Award

SLOE Chair Wins Volunteer Award

The founder and chair of Sustainable Living Ottawa East won this year’s Volunteer Ottawa award for Best Volunteer in a Leading Role. Rebecca Aird received the award Sept. 18 at… Read more »

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