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Dreaming of a national healing forest

Dreaming of a national healing forest

by Theresa Wallace   On the healing walk to Ottawa city hall just before the release of the 2015 Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools, OOE… Read more »

50 Years Of Rainbow Care

50 Years Of Rainbow Care

by Meredith Newberry   Have you ever eaten a piece of cake beside a chinchilla? Slurped lemonade with a snake? If you were at Rainbow Kidschool’s 50th anniversary BBQ, you… Read more »

It’s time to reduce construction disruptions

It’s time to reduce construction disruptions

by John Dance   Must we live in a perpetual construction zone? How can the adverse impacts of construction activity be reduced? We are besieged by public megaprojects, massive new… Read more »

How Sweet Home – Newcomers fill us in on why they chose Old Ottawa East as their home

How Sweet Home – Newcomers fill us in on why they chose Old Ottawa East as their home

In this installment of our Mainstreeter interviews, we share the first impressions of several new residents of Old Ottawa East, some of whom have come from very near and others… Read more »

Footbridge forges forward – Name revealed for pedestrian footbridge

Footbridge forges forward – Name revealed for pedestrian footbridge

City approves Passerella Flora Footbridge as the name for new link between Old Ottawa East and The Glebe  by John Dance   So it now has a name and connects… Read more »

Hike raises funds for Hospice Care Ottawa

Hike raises funds for Hospice Care Ottawa

Kristina Voth-Childs  Hundreds of hikers laced up their shoes for the annual Hike for Hospice event on Saturday, May 5. Participants walked along the beautiful Carleton University trails to show… Read more »

Greenfield Village: A thriving corner of our community, and Construction plans continue for Greenfield

Greenfield Village: A thriving corner of our community, and Construction plans continue for Greenfield

Tara Hogeterp  Old Ottawa East is made up of many different little neighbourhoods. I am hoping to introduce readers to perhaps a lesser-known corner of our community. Our little section… Read more »

Syrian refugees: the ones left behind

Syrian refugees: the ones left behind

Caroly Buckley & Carol Alette  It has been two years since the Syrian crisis captured the world’s attention and the hearts and minds of Canadians. Ottawa has proudly welcomed thousands… Read more »

Des livres à lire au grand air 

Des livres à lire au grand air 

KELTIE ROBERTSON  Après un hiver prolongé, l’été approche enfin à très grands pas. Quoi de mieux pour célébrer la belle saison que des idées de livres à lire au grand… Read more »

Impact Hours: connecting 55+ experience with the community 

Impact Hours: connecting 55+ experience with the community 

CHRISTINE FRANKLIN   Do you know individuals, retired or later in their careers, who are looking for short-term volunteer opportunities to apply their skills and experience to a good cause?   ImpactHours.org is a… Read more »

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