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Old Ottawa East Prepares for its Nu Grocery

Old Ottawa East Prepares for its Nu Grocery

By Holly Bickerton [Editor’s Note: In the August issue of The Mainstreeter, we noted that Old Ottawa East’s quest for an in-community grocery store had finally met with success. NU… Read more »

Ottawa-Centre All-Candidates Debate Draws Overflow Crowd

Ottawa-Centre All-Candidates Debate Draws Overflow Crowd

By John Dance A standing-room-only and often rowdy crowd of 550 listened while the federal election candidates of the five major parties made their case at the Ottawa Centre all-candidates… Read more »

We asked the Ottawa Centre candidates…Why should residents of Old Ottawa East vote for you?

We asked the Ottawa Centre candidates…Why should residents of Old Ottawa East vote for you?

CAROL CLEMENHAGEN CONSERVATIVE PARTY For my first year at Carleton University, at old St. Pat’s College on Echo Drive, I lived in the women’s residence, a house on Hawthorne Street…. Read more »

<i>What’s On Your Plate</i>:The Two Side Of  Agriculture

What’s On Your Plate:The Two Side Of Agriculture

By Geneviève Gazaille As consumers, we don’t give much thought to where our food comes from when we place an item in our basket at the grocery store, except perhaps… Read more »

Veteran, and Rookie Earn 2019 Hosers Of The Year

Veteran, and Rookie Earn 2019 Hosers Of The Year

By John Dance A long-time veteran and a rookie hoser were selected as the 2019 Brantwood Community Rink “Hosers of the Year.” Geoff Nimmo, one of the original hosers who… Read more »

New vendors, fresh spirit mark Main Farmers’ Market’s 11th season

New vendors, fresh spirit mark Main Farmers’ Market’s 11th season

By Christine MacIntyre The Main Farmers’ Market launched its 11th season at the start of June, and after more than a decade in the neighbourhood, the market has truly become… Read more »

<i>Art Beat</i>: OOE Artist Feature- David Chernushenko, Plugged In On His Cross-Canada Book Tour

Art Beat: OOE Artist Feature- David Chernushenko, Plugged In On His Cross-Canada Book Tour

By Tanis Browning-Shlep To survive, the world must change, To survive, four friends must remain steadfast… The stakes are high, and civilized society hangs in the balance. As events spiral… Read more »

<i>Our Neighbours</i>: An Active Lifestyle Suits This Couple Thrilled To Make OOE Their Home

Our Neighbours: An Active Lifestyle Suits This Couple Thrilled To Make OOE Their Home

By Bonnie Weppler  “I was blown away; I was so happy to be in Ottawa!” That is how Jen Elliot felt on her first day in Ottawa. She grew up… Read more »

Faces On The Flora Footbridge…First Impressions Of OOE, Glebe Residents

Faces On The Flora Footbridge…First Impressions Of OOE, Glebe Residents

By Peter Croal Much is said today about our addiction to smartphones and travelling through life with our heads bowed down, eyes glued to the glowing screen. While technology is… Read more »

Flora Footbridge Opens With A Flourish

Flora Footbridge Opens With A Flourish

By John Dance By John Dance It took 112 years, but the new bridge over the Canal was well worth the wait. In late June, the Flora Footbridge linking Clegg… Read more »

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