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The Royal Swans return

The Royal Swans return

By John Dance The Royal Swans were released back to Brantwood Park on June 24. Brantwood Park is often the site of the swans’ release from their extended winter captivity… Read more »

A mural to celebrate

A mural to celebrate

Photo: Dan Bergeron and Gabriel Spector, the two artists responsible for beautifying the 417 underpass on the north end of Main Street. Photo by Chris Bricker, City of Ottawa By Phyllis… Read more »

Board seeks volunteers to help refugee women

Board seeks volunteers to help refugee women

Looking to give back to your community in a meaningful way? Got a dozen hours to donate to charity work on a monthly basis? Passionate about helping refugee women start… Read more »

Community News: July 2017

Community News: July 2017

By Phyllis Odenbach Sutton Old Ottawa East Community Association Our community has been busy with celebrations over the last few months; an excellent beginning to summer! Main Street’s Official Opening… Read more »

Ottawa’s new plan for healthy urban forests

Ottawa’s new plan for healthy urban forests

By Councillor David Chernushenko I am pleased to report that City Council recently adopted a 20-year Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP). I wrote about this important project during the draft… Read more »

#OC150 Award – Celebrating our community leadership on Canada’s 150th!

#OC150 Award – Celebrating our community leadership on Canada’s 150th!

By Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre 2017 is a very special year for our country as we commemorate 150 years of Canadian Confederation. Much like Expo ’67 was for Canada’s… Read more »

Ottawa: Canada’s big birthday

Ottawa: Canada’s big birthday

By Catherine McKenna MP, Ottawa Centre This year marks a big year for our country as we celebrate 150 years since confederation. Thousands of people came downtown on Canada Day… Read more »

Main Street Construction Newsletter N°39

Main Street Construction Newsletter N°39

  From the City of Ottawa, here is the most recent Main Street construction newsletter in PDF format – Construction Newsletter No 39 (EN)

It takes a neighbourhood to adopt an island

It takes a neighbourhood to adopt an island

By SueEllen MacGowan You may have noticed recent activity and changes at the Elliot-Bullock traffic circle island near Brantwood Park. A dozen neighbours have joined together to ‘adopt’ the island… Read more »

A future hub in a historic landmark

A future hub in a historic landmark

Former religious college building could be turned into affordable housing, community health centre and spanking new gym By Joe Paraskevas Old Ottawa East could soon see the answer to one… Read more »

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