List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2019

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 »

McKenna triumphs in Ottawa Centre

McKenna triumphs in Ottawa Centre

By John Dance Liberal candidate and incumbent Catherine McKenna handily won the Ottawa Centre riding in the October 21st federal election despite strong opposition and the national decline in Liberal… Read more »

Old Ottawa East is different

Old Ottawa East is different

By John Dance The relative poverty of Old Ottawa East’s young adults, our unaffordable and non-subsidized housing, our high education levels, and our lousy walking are just some of the… Read more »

City taxes set to rise again in 2020

City taxes set to rise again in 2020

By Mainstreeter Staff In 2020 Ottawa’s municipal tax rate will rise by three percent just as it did in 2019. And water rates will continue to increase by more: an… Read more »

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