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
Indigenous Initiatives Launched at Saint Paul University

Indigenous Initiatives Launched at Saint Paul University

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton Following from The Truth and Reconciliation Report and Universities Canada’s calls to action, Saint Paul University (SPU) has introduced a number of indigenous initiatives – actions that… Read more »

Heather Jarrett: Passionate Advocate for the Community and the Environment

Heather Jarrett: Passionate Advocate for the Community and the Environment

Theresa Wallace If you enjoy the soccer, basketball, ping-pong, play structures for kids and adults, riverbank walk and wide-open spaces of Springhurst Park and you’re happy it doesn’t yet have… Read more »

ART BEAT- OOE Artist Feature: Peter Fowler – Not A Wedding Photographer!

ART BEAT- OOE Artist Feature: Peter Fowler – Not A Wedding Photographer!

Tanis Browning-Shelp Photographer Peter Fowler is more than meets the eye. He is an optometrist who has been in practice in Manotick for 46 years. He is a musician in… Read more »

Tim Hunt’s Main Street Sketches

Tim Hunt’s Main Street Sketches

Two proposed optionsTim Hunt explores his community outfitted with a small sketchbook, pen, and watercolour kit. In our regular feature, he shares the pages from his sketchbook and tells the… Read more »

Ye Olde Ottawa East Pub – Wherefore Art Thou?

Ye Olde Ottawa East Pub – Wherefore Art Thou?

John Dance Old Ottawa East (OOE) is steadily growing and gaining amenities, but it lacks one “institution” that our neighbours in the Glebe, Old Ottawa South, Sandy Hill and Centretown… Read more »

From Russia with Much Love: “Old Ottawa East is a wonderful place surrounded by great people.”

From Russia with Much Love: “Old Ottawa East is a wonderful place surrounded by great people.”

Editor’s Note: Most of the articles published in The Mainstreeter are stories that are either assigned by the Editor to our small army of volunteer reporters or proposed to the… Read more »

Taking DIY to New Heights… Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Good Grief, It Is a Plane!

Taking DIY to New Heights… Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Good Grief, It Is a Plane!

Lorne Abugov Old Ottawa East resident Maurizio Penna is building an airplane in his basement, garage and his kitchen! According to Penna, he began the project “…about 15,000 rivets ago!… Read more »

Sharing Lunch With…AIDS Committee

Sharing Lunch With…AIDS Committee

Our popular interview feature – Sharing Lunch With… – returns in this issue to introduce the community to an organization located in Old Ottawa East that has been doing critically… Read more »

THE MAINSTREETER’S SPECIAL REPORT- Ottawa’s Community Newspapers Have Emerged Healthy and Vibrant From COVID

THE MAINSTREETER’S SPECIAL REPORT- Ottawa’s Community Newspapers Have Emerged Healthy and Vibrant From COVID

John Dance Despite the pandemic, climate change, political divisiveness and social media focused on virtual communities and individuals, local physical communities continue to thrive through their newspapers. The Mainstreeter is… Read more »

Old Ottawa East Art Tour – 2021 Edition Was A Hot Hit!! Outdoor art tour attracts hundreds of OOE art lovers

Old Ottawa East Art Tour – 2021 Edition Was A Hot Hit!! Outdoor art tour attracts hundreds of OOE art lovers

Tanis Browning-Shelp Despite record-breaking heat, the second annual OOE outdoor Art Tour attracted hundreds of visitors to its 11 exhibitions on August 21. Attendees arrived on foot, on bikes or… Read more »

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