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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 »

New Leadership, New Issues For SLOE

New Leadership, New Issues For SLOE

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay The April issue of The Mainstreeter featured a comprehensive overview of the many ways in which Sustainable Living Ottawa East (SLOE) has advocated for and engaged in… Read more »

Springhurst toxic soil study leaves more questions than answers

Springhurst toxic soil study leaves more questions than answers

By: John Dance Finally, residents west of Springhurst Park have received the results of the soil contamination study conducted a year and a half ago, and the results, as outlined… 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 »

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