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Plan blooming for the Children’s Garden

Plan blooming for the Children’s Garden

By Catherine Hooker After design sessions with the community’s children and meetings between the City and the Garden committee, the final layout of the new Children’s Garden is complete. When… Read more »

The “Walk for the Centre” returns October 15

The “Walk for the Centre” returns October 15

By Maureen Killoran and Kristine Byrr A local Old Ottawa East group is asking residents to lace up their shoes October 15, 2017 for this year’s Walk for the Centre…. Read more »

Neighbourhood youth group hosts teens from B.C. for Canada’s 150th

Neighbourhood youth group hosts teens from B.C. for Canada’s 150th

By Dan Byrne Rain didn’t dampen the welcome an OldOttawa East youth group showed teens from British Columbia this past Canada Day. The Ottawa Chinese Bible Church Youth welcomed 20… Read more »

Developing an attitude for gratitude

Developing an attitude for gratitude

By Anne Louise Mahoney A few years ago, people started talking about gratitude. Rather than focusing on what wasn’t going right, we were encouraged to start a gratitude journal and… Read more »

Ascension celebrates 140 years in Old Ottawa East with Canada 150+ concert

Ascension celebrates 140 years in Old Ottawa East with Canada 150+ concert

By Annie MacTavish “From the beginning, the church has welcomed all comers,” wrote the late Janet Lunn, in A Promising Mission, her wonderful history of Church of the Ascension. Janet… Read more »

Back to school

Back to school

Back to school time is upon us and the Lady Evelyn school community is top of mind as we discuss programs, community use of schools, the budget for quality education… Read more »

Upcoming annual general meeting and community news

Upcoming annual general meeting and community news

As I write this column, it feels like summer is almost over and there is a touch of autumn in the air. I hope everyone in our community had a… Read more »

15 rides for Canada’s 150th – A capital cycling experience

15 rides for Canada’s 150th – A capital cycling experience

This year I had the pleasure of cycling all over Ottawa. I do mean ALL over. On top of my daily commute and standard errands, I embarked on an ambitious… Read more »

Building active community infrastructure to celebrate Canada’s 150th

Building active community infrastructure to celebrate Canada’s 150th

Summer in Ottawa for the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation has been one that will be remembered for years to come. Whether a giant spider walking our streets or one… Read more »

House is back in session

House is back in session

Over the past few months, Ottawa Centre has been fortunate to receive federal funding for some really exciting and important initiatives in the community. As summer winds down and I… Read more »

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