A New Day Dawning For Deschâteletes – City Okays Chapel Demolition, New School Sharing Lunch With……OOE Race Car Driver Zach Robichon Last call, the very last call… Canal Royal Oak closes – forever
One year in the life of the Flora Footbridge

One year in the life of the Flora Footbridge

John Dance She’s now been very visibly with us for more than a year. The Flora Footbridge was officially opened last June and as of mid-June of this year, there… Read more »

Condo residents stymied in effort to screen off gas meters on Springhurst Avenue

Condo residents stymied in effort to screen off gas meters on Springhurst Avenue

Mainstreeter Staff A solid outdoor wall of mechanical pipes from the Corners on Main (TCOM) development constitute an eyesore for pedestrians and for the residences across the street on Springhurst… Read more »

The Mainstreeter announces new community events to spotlight social issues and local artists

The Mainstreeter announces new community events to spotlight social issues and local artists

Lorne Abugov The Mainstreeter is pleased to announce that it will work in collaboration with several organizations and groups in Old Ottawa East (OOE) to partner and promote a series… Read more »

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

In response to our request to readers for their perspectives on the Flora Footbridge, we received many responses from members of our community. We have reproduced some of them in… Read more »

Opinion – The Sage of the Deschâtelets Building Zone Appeal

Opinion – The Sage of the Deschâtelets Building Zone Appeal

Ron Rose A “saga” can be defined as a heroic story involving many unexpected challenges. It’s a word that aptly describes the struggle by the Old Ottawa East Community Association… Read more »

Theresa Ann Wallace – OOE Resident Wins 2020 National Capital Short Story Competition

Theresa Ann Wallace – OOE Resident Wins 2020 National Capital Short Story Competition

Lori Gandy In this interview, The Mainstreeter’s Lori Gandy “sat down” virtually with Theresa Ann Wallace, a long-time resident of Old Ottawa East, who was recently selected as the winner… Read more »

Art Beat – A Finger On The Pulse of the Arts in OOE – The Canada Council’s Tara Lapointe

Art Beat – A Finger On The Pulse of the Arts in OOE – The Canada Council’s Tara Lapointe

Tanis Browning-Shelp Tara Lapointe wants people to discover the diversity of the arts in Canada. In her role at the Canada Council for the Arts, she is perfectly placed to… Read more »

Colonel By Drive Traffic Signs – May Mystery Resolved, Though Not Solved

Colonel By Drive Traffic Signs – May Mystery Resolved, Though Not Solved

John Dance Thanks to the curiosity of OOE resident Justin Tang, a bizarrely conflicting turn restriction sign at the Colonel By Drive and Clegg Street intersection has been removed, but… Read more »

Cable Drop Halts Main Street, Internet Traffic

Cable Drop Halts Main Street, Internet Traffic

Mainstreeter Staff A downed Rogers Communications cable suspended chest-high across Main Street between Mason Terrace and Bower Street left hundreds of Old Ottawa East residents without internet service for several… Read more »

Colonel By Drive Pathway Safety Questioned

Colonel By Drive Pathway Safety Questioned

John Dance Improving the substandard pathway running along Colonel By Drive between Bank and Clegg streets should be made a priority for the National Capital Commission (NCC), says the Old… Read more »

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