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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 »

Six Ottawa Centre candidates to contest provincial election 

Six Ottawa Centre candidates to contest provincial election 

JOHN DANCE  Five candidates are challenging Ottawa Centre Liberal incumbent Yasir Naqvi in the Ontario provincial election set for June 7.  Naqvi has won the last three elections with an ever-increasing… Read more »

Sixth candidate emerges for Capital Ward 

Sixth candidate emerges for Capital Ward 

In the April issue of the Mainstreeter, John Dance profiled the five candidates for the hotly-contested Capital Ward seat in the upcoming municipal election.  A sixth candidate has now entered the fray, Jide… Read more »

Capital Ward election heats up

Capital Ward election heats up

By John Dance Unlike the 2014 campaign, the upcoming municipal election in October will be hotly contested in Capital Ward. Even though nomination papers can’t be filed until May 1,… Read more »

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