Main Street Construction Newsletter N°39 It takes a neighbourhood to adopt an island A future hub in a historic landmark
Not Just for History Buffs: Come Celebrate Our Prime Ministers

Not Just for History Buffs: Come Celebrate Our Prime Ministers

By Theresa Wallace Still settling on a local sesquicentennial project? When not hiking in our national parks for free this year, you are invited to an Old Ottawa East series… Read more »

Run to Help Make Refugees Feel Welcome in Canada

Run to Help Make Refugees Feel Welcome in Canada

Written by the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization There are many ways we can show our support for refugees and welcome them to our community. The Ottawa Community Immigrant Services… Read more »

Skating Through the Snow on Valentine’s Day

Skating Through the Snow on Valentine’s Day

By Tina Raymond The weather might have been frigid, but the welcome was warm on Feb. 10 at the annual Valentine Skate at Brantwood Park. Dozens of families braved the… Read more »

Ask Rainbow: How Can I Help My Child’s Vocabulary?

Ask Rainbow: How Can I Help My Child’s Vocabulary?

By Roxeanne Marberl My two-year-old daughter only has a vocabulary of about 20 words. Is that normal? How can I get her to say more? Between the ages of 18… Read more »

CAG Looking at Acquiring Licence to Run JK and SK After-School Programs

CAG Looking at Acquiring Licence to Run JK and SK After-School Programs

Submitted by The OOE Community Activities Group The Ontario Ministry of Education has developed and passed new regulations (the Child Care and Early Years Act) that affect how child care… Read more »

Spring Awaits! Update from OOECA

Spring Awaits! Update from OOECA

By Phyllis Odenbach Sutton, President, Ottawa East Community Association I am writing this column on an evening of bitter cold with a forecast of freezing rain, but this winter has… Read more »

Ontario is Cutting Your Electricity Bill by 25%: Update from Yasir Naqvi

Ontario is Cutting Your Electricity Bill by 25%: Update from Yasir Naqvi

by Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre We’ve heard you. Our government is taking all action necessary to reduce your electricity bill. I’m happy to report that the Ontario government will… Read more »

Working With Youth to Change Unemployment: Update from Catherine McKenna

Working With Youth to Change Unemployment: Update from Catherine McKenna

By Catherine McKenna, MP Ottawa Centre Spring has finally sprung in the nation’s capital. That means shortly, thousands of young people in Ottawa Centre will put another school year behind… Read more »

Mainstreeter Questionnaire: Tanis Browning-Shelp

Mainstreeter Questionnaire: Tanis Browning-Shelp

By Joe Paraskevas In 2014, the last time Mainstreeter readers heard from Tanis Browning-Shelp, the longtime resident of OOE was stepping down from writing the paper’s arts column. Browning-Shelp wanted… Read more »

Fate of River Corridor in Jeopardy

Fate of River Corridor in Jeopardy

By John Dance Anybody want – for free – half a kilometer of Rideau River shoreline in Old Ottawa East? The corridor – 500 metres long and 30 metres wide… Read more »

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