Rideau Canal Cultural Landscape Study Drummond and Echo Accessible Curb Cut Grand Allée Park  Update
Greystone Village Phase 3 approved by City Council

Greystone Village Phase 3 approved by City Council

John Dance Last minute negotiations ensure that the public can access a pathway connecting the Grande Allée to the Rideau River Plans for the 271-unit Phase 3 of The Regional… Read more »

Hawthorne Development Approved Despite Community Objections

Hawthorne Development Approved Despite Community Objections

John Dance Parking more important than trees? In October, despite many objections from Graham Avenue residents and the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) planning committee, City Council approved a… Read more »

Kids’ Art Exhibit at the Children’s Garden – Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Community Spirit on Display

Kids’ Art Exhibit at the Children’s Garden – Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Community Spirit on Display

Lori Gandy The day brought sunshine all around for the five young artists exhibiting their art in the Old Ottawa East Children’s Garden as part of A Walk of Art… Read more »

Old Ottawa East Community Updates

Old Ottawa East Community Updates

John Dance In addition to his role as The Mainstreeter’s chief reporter, John Dance is the Chair of the Old Ottawa East Community Association’s Planning Committee. From his unique vantage… Read more »

Saint Paul University at 175 – A Saint Paul Professor’s Experience Teaching with Discovery University

Saint Paul University at 175 – A Saint Paul Professor’s Experience Teaching with Discovery University

Audrey Pridham Working together with the Ottawa Mission, Saint Paul University brings free, non-credit university courses to those who haven’t had the opportunity to pursue their formal education due to… Read more »

The Mainstreeter presents “A Walk of Art” the 4th Annual Old Ottawa East Art Tour  Saturday, Sept 23rd, 11am-3pm (Rain date Sunday, Sept  24th, exact times)

The Mainstreeter presents “A Walk of Art” the 4th Annual Old Ottawa East Art Tour Saturday, Sept 23rd, 11am-3pm (Rain date Sunday, Sept 24th, exact times)

Walking Tour of Old Ottawa East

Walking Tour of Old Ottawa East

Back in 2020, Laura McLeod and Julie Harris of Heritage Ottawa conducted extensive research on the historical roots of Old Ottawa East (OOE) which they used to conduct a half-day… Read more »

The Mainstreeter’s 1st Annual Public Consultation Report Card

The Mainstreeter’s 1st Annual Public Consultation Report Card

Our local governments aren’t listening to our views on many major Old Ottawa East project initiatives The June issue of The Mainstreeter featured the first of a two-part “Report Card”… Read more »

OPINION – Old Ottawa East’s Test For ‘vibrant public spaces’

OPINION – Old Ottawa East’s Test For ‘vibrant public spaces’

Jamie Brougham The editorial comment in the Globe and Mail (July 15/2023) entitled ‘Vibrant Public Spaces Make for a Great City’ referenced the increasing number of people congregating in high-priced… Read more »

City Council Okays  Sisters’ Convent Repurposing – Rezoning Approved Despite Community Skepticism

City Council Okays Sisters’ Convent Repurposing – Rezoning Approved Despite Community Skepticism

John Dance Despite many questions raised by City Councillors, local residents and the local community association, Ottawa City Council recently approved the zoning bylaw amendments sought for the conversion of… Read more »

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