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Capital candidates face off in debate

Capital candidates face off in debate

By John Dance The five candidates for Capital Ward councillor squared off in a sometimes feisty but always respectful debate at the all-candidates meeting held at the brimming-to-capacity Glebe Community… Read more »

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

  THERESA WALLACE  Old Ottawa East is rimmed by a river whose headwaters are in the Rideau Lakes system and whose mouth is at Rideau Falls in the heart of Ottawa. This article is the… Read more »

Family’s quick action saves OOE trees

Family’s quick action saves OOE trees

JENNIFER HUMPHRIES In early August, an Old Ottawa East family’s concern over the fate of two century-old sugar maples hit the media. The issue: Regional Group, builders of the 916-home… Read more »

No dimming to report in night light fight

No dimming to report in night light fight

Footy Sevens intensive usage of the new turf field at Immaculata add bright lights, shrill referee whistles and new traffic concerns to the OOE nightscape. Photo by John Dance LORNE… Read more »

Opinion: Renewing the democratic process begins here at home

Opinion: Renewing the democratic process begins here at home

JAMIE BROUGHAM In my opinion, the democratic process here in our community suffers from three problems that can be addressed by encouraging more of our residents to get involved. The… Read more »

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