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Ottawa Centre’s Federal Voting History: Red Or Orange With A Blue Tinge

Ottawa Centre’s Federal Voting History: Red Or Orange With A Blue Tinge

By John Dance In the last federal election, the riding of Ottawa Centre had the greatest voter turn-out of all 338 ridings in Canada, as Liberal Catherine McKenna won against… Read more »

Coming Soon To OOE: Nu Grocery will bring waste free shopping concept to Old Ottawa East

Coming Soon To OOE: Nu Grocery will bring waste free shopping concept to Old Ottawa East

By Quinn Abugov Another month, another major business announcement for the Main Street commercial corridor came in July when a much-needed and long-awaited grocery operation was announced for Old Ottawa… Read more »

New To OOE: Right Place, Right Time For SJC Financial

New To OOE: Right Place, Right Time For SJC Financial

By Quinn Abugov As the winds of change blow through Old Ottawa East’s Main Street corridor, the rapidly evolving residential and commercial footprint is beginning to attract a variety of… Read more »

At Saint Paul University: Community School Strikes For Climate Justice

At Saint Paul University: Community School Strikes For Climate Justice

By Joe Gunn On May 24th, in front of St. Paul University (UStP) on Main Street, in the spiritual and geographical heart of Old Ottawa East, the Centre Oblat –… Read more »

Traffic Barriers Take A Hit At Dangerous Intersection

Traffic Barriers Take A Hit At Dangerous Intersection

By Jessica Jepp Just a few weeks after they were installed at the south-west corner of Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue, traffic barriers intended to prevent vehicles from mounting the… Read more »

New Community Cycling Routes Opened, Others Planned

New Community Cycling Routes Opened, Others Planned

By John Dance The Light Rail Transit (LRT) system hasn’t launched yet but an adjacent multiuse pathway (MUP) has just opened that will provide quick, safe access from Old Ottawa… Read more »

Major Road Work Disruption Begins Next Year – Main, Hawthorne, Greenfield Redesign

Major Road Work Disruption Begins Next Year – Main, Hawthorne, Greenfield Redesign

By Scott McAnsh More road work is coming to Old Ottawa East. The City is finalizing plans to redesign the north end of Main Street, Hawthorne Avenue, Greenfield Road, and… Read more »

Neighbours, School Board appeal heard:  Planning board verdict pending on Mac field lighting restrictions

Neighbours, School Board appeal heard: Planning board verdict pending on Mac field lighting restrictions

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay In an eight-hour-long marathon session, the Ottawa Catholic School Board’s (OCSB) appeal of lighting restrictions at Immaculata High School’s sports field was argued on July 2 before… Read more »

Lansdowne Park – what now?

Lansdowne Park – what now?

By John Dance With the opening of the Flora Footbridge, Lansdowne Park just became more than a noisy, somewhat distant neighbour for Old Ottawa East. “More money needs to come… Read more »

City Council turns deaf ear to residents: Nine Storeys Approved For Greystone

City Council turns deaf ear to residents: Nine Storeys Approved For Greystone

Community Plans to Appeal As The Mainstreeter went to press, the Old Ottawa East Community Association announced a Special General Meeting on August 27th to seek funding authorization to appeal… Read more »

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