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The Perils of Potholes

The Perils of Potholes

An unusually icy winter combined with a series of thaws means potholes are appearing faster and earlier than expected. Appearing as if by magic, the dreaded pothole is the nasty… Read more »

Please share your memorable experiences, encounters with Paul Dewar

Please share your memorable experiences, encounters with Paul Dewar

In the upcoming April issue of The Mainstreeter, we are throwing open our pages to all of our readers to share with us their most memorable experiences, encounters or reflections… Read more »

OOE Artist Features: Yvonne Coutts, Choreographer

OOE Artist Features: Yvonne Coutts, Choreographer

By: Tanis Browning-Shelp Yvonne Coutts—award winning choreographer and artistic director of the Ottawa Dance Directive (ODD)— knew she was a choreographer from the moment she took her first dance steps… Read more »

Hosers wash out opposition to ice the Capital Ward Cup

Hosers wash out opposition to ice the Capital Ward Cup

By: John Dance Victory. Again. The Old Ottawa East Hosers triumphed in the Capital Ward Cup, the pinnacle of shinny supremacy in the heart of the nation’s capital. For the… Read more »

Flora Footbridge is on schedule and budget

Flora Footbridge is on schedule and budget

By: John Dance The $21 million Flora Footbridge that grew rapidly last year is progressing well but, as per the construction schedule, won’t open until the end of October. The… Read more »

New field deal at Immaculata halts kids’ sledding fun

New field deal at Immaculata halts kids’ sledding fun

By: Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay Years of winter weekend sledding fun for young children came to an abrupt end this year, with the installation of chain link fencing around Immaculata High School’s… Read more »

Ottawa city planning: It’s broke – so fix it!

Ottawa city planning: It’s broke – so fix it!

By: John Dance The message was loud and clear: the City of Ottawa’s governance of planning and development is broken, and numerous improvements need to be made. Such was the… Read more »

Surf and turf: OOE athletes travel to Hawaii for the beautiful game

Surf and turf: OOE athletes travel to Hawaii for the beautiful game

By Lorne Abugov If you polled Old Ottawa East residents about their views on Ottawa’s winters you might expect to find a fairly even split between those who “love it”… Read more »

PAUL DEWAR 1963–2019: “I have found my way to peace…”

PAUL DEWAR 1963–2019: “I have found my way to peace…”

A great man who loved and embodied all things good in our community has left us. On Wednesday, February 6th, we of Old Ottawa East were deeply saddened to learn… Read more »

The Gift of Friendship: Mike Galazka’s buddies restore his ’68 Mustang

The Gift of Friendship: Mike Galazka’s buddies restore his ’68 Mustang

By: Theresa Wallace One of the most famous car chase scenes in cinema history involves Steve McQueen ripping through the streets of San Francisco chasing bad guys. It’s from the… Read more »

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