Will a Lansdowne 1.0 Redux Be A Better Deal for Taxpayers? The Greenfield, Main, and Hawthorne (GMH) Project: Big Improvements, But Big Problems Still To Be Resolved Virtual Consultations Yield Details on New OOE Community Centre
The Main Farmers’ Market Returns To Nearly Normal This Spring

The Main Farmers’ Market Returns To Nearly Normal This Spring

Colette Déry At long last, spring has returned to Old Ottawa East (OOE), and with it a sense of excitement for this season of hope and growth. After surviving not… Read more »

Federal Election Polling Results – Old Ottawa East Voting Patterns Differ from City-Wide Balloting Trends

Federal Election Polling Results – Old Ottawa East Voting Patterns Differ from City-Wide Balloting Trends

John Dance So we all know that the Liberals formed a minority government last September and Yasir Naqvi was elected as the new Liberal Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre…. Read more »

Sharing lunch with Saint Paul University Rector Dr. Chantal Beauvais

Sharing lunch with Saint Paul University Rector Dr. Chantal Beauvais

In this installment of our popular interview feature, we bring to light many of the ground-breaking changes that have helped to revitalize Saint Paul University under the steady hand and… Read more »

Discussions continue on Yasir Naqvi’s controversial Colonel By Drive closure proposal

Discussions continue on Yasir Naqvi’s controversial Colonel By Drive closure proposal

John Dance  The campaign for a year-long pilot closure of Colonel By Drive continues as the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) has raised the potential negative consequences while others… Read more »

Greystone Village Phase 3 – Take 2 for the Regional Group

Greystone Village Phase 3 – Take 2 for the Regional Group

John Dance In response to issues raised by City planning staff and community members in the fall, The Regional Group has redrafted its plans for Greystone Village’s Phase 3 with… Read more »

The remarkable life’s work of James Ballantyne lives on today

The remarkable life’s work of James Ballantyne lives on today

Lori Gandy  Old Ottawa East has its share of notable forefathers and mothers who devoted much energy to enhancing and improving everything around them, freely giving of their time and… Read more »

The little antique shop on Hawthorne Avenue was a hidden gem of the community

The little antique shop on Hawthorne Avenue was a hidden gem of the community

Quinn Abugov  A “hidden gem” in Old Ottawa East has recently closed its doors after 37 years serving the local community. Opened in 1983 by Boston native Arthur Bousquet, Donohue… Read more »

OOE residents applaud lower speed limits, but questions abound over enforcement

OOE residents applaud lower speed limits, but questions abound over enforcement

John Dance  Speed limits have been reduced almost everywhere in Old Ottawa East, a move welcomed by most, although many feel that there is inadequate enforcement of the lower limits…. Read more »

Old Ottawa East casts a spell on this group of friends and family – it’s a community that “makes you want to stay.”

Old Ottawa East casts a spell on this group of friends and family – it’s a community that “makes you want to stay.”

Dianne Wing    There is something about Old Ottawa East that makes you want to stay. For me, it was the canopy of maples and a secluded front verandah. I… Read more »

OOE Artist Feature: Julian Armour…Music and Beyond…and the Viennese Winter Ball

OOE Artist Feature: Julian Armour…Music and Beyond…and the Viennese Winter Ball

Tanis Browning-Shelp   Tanis Browning-Shelp interviews Music and Beyond’s Julian Armour about the organization he directs and its magical and “open to one and all” February 26th event…the Virtual Viennese Winter… Read more »

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