Old Ottawa East’s Five Year Population Growth Dramatically Exceeds Neighbouring Communities OUR READERS ON THE OCCUPATION – Shock, Disgust, Confusion and Sadness Among Many Emotions Expressed by Old Ottawa East Residents Sharing Lunch With….Mika Weaver… Owner of Singing Pebble Books
“My dream running headquarters…” Our community… through the eyes of a marathon runner

“My dream running headquarters…” Our community… through the eyes of a marathon runner

As I crossed into Central Park on November 7th with less than four kilometres to go until crossing the finish line of the New York City Marathon, I reflected on… Read more »

Prime Old Ottawa East Waterfront Property Up For Grabs – But Nobody Wants It!

Prime Old Ottawa East Waterfront Property Up For Grabs – But Nobody Wants It!

John Dance So where can you find half a kilometre of Rideau River naturalized property in the heart of the City of Ottawa that everybody values yet nobody wants to… Read more »

Sharing Lunch With…New Ottawa Centre MP Yasir Naqui

Sharing Lunch With…New Ottawa Centre MP Yasir Naqui

The term “career politician” is not in all cases, a flattering one. But for those who are deeply involved in politics, who have entered the fray for all of the… Read more »

The growth of Francophonie in Old Ottawa East schools

The growth of Francophonie in Old Ottawa East schools

Zacharie Landry Education is at the heart of a vibrant and strong community. In Ottawa, where nearly 40% of the population speaks some level of French, it is of utmost… Read more »

Nicolas St-Pierre: Old Ottawa East 2021 Art Tour participant wins prestigious international photo book award

Nicolas St-Pierre: Old Ottawa East 2021 Art Tour participant wins prestigious international photo book award

Lorne Abugov Fresh from exhibiting his photographic artistry in front of his Marlowe Street home during the OOE 2021 Art Tour, local resident Nicolas St-Pierre has captured international acclaim by… Read more »

Canada’s Women’s National Soccer Team Flaunt Olympic Gold Medals, On-Field Brilliance, During Celebration Tour Match at TD Place Nifty 5-1 win over New Zealand

Canada’s Women’s National Soccer Team Flaunt Olympic Gold Medals, On-Field Brilliance, During Celebration Tour Match at TD Place Nifty 5-1 win over New Zealand

Daniel Miranda October 23rd was a memorable day for Canadian soccer at Lansdowne’s TD Place Stadium. A crowd of nearly 17,000 witnessed the inaugural stop on the Celebration Tour to… Read more »

A Fond Farewell to Redshaw Auto Care – Loyal Customers Salute Local Garage Owner Prem Sookdeo

A Fond Farewell to Redshaw Auto Care – Loyal Customers Salute Local Garage Owner Prem Sookdeo

Craig Turner This is a sad day for old British car fans (and full disclosure, I qualify as both old and as a fan of old British cars). The reason… Read more »

OPINION: OOE and the New Official Plan – Getting Involved is the Top Priority for Tackling Climate Change Challenges

OPINION: OOE and the New Official Plan – Getting Involved is the Top Priority for Tackling Climate Change Challenges

Peter Croal Old Ottawa East (OOE) is an incredible place to live. It has the best characteristics of a liveable neighbourhood: close to services, trees, green spaces, and vibrant community… Read more »

OOE Community Association Responds to Yasir Naqvi “Improve Colonel By Drive, Don’t Close It!!”

OOE Community Association Responds to Yasir Naqvi “Improve Colonel By Drive, Don’t Close It!!”

John Dance The Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) has pushed back on newly elected MP Yasir Naqvi’s proposal to close Colonel By Drive to motorized traffic for a year-long,… Read more »

First Halloween in Canada! “We decided not to rush to conclusions…”

First Halloween in Canada! “We decided not to rush to conclusions…”

Andrei and Lena Davedianov In our October issue, The Mainstreeter featured Andrei and Lena Davedianov, newcomers to Old Ottawa East, who shared their first impressions of our community and contrasted… Read more »

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