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
VOLUNTEERING – Melinda (Lindy) Newman – OOE Resident Receives Prestigious June Callwood Award for Outstanding Service to May Court Hospice

VOLUNTEERING – Melinda (Lindy) Newman – OOE Resident Receives Prestigious June Callwood Award for Outstanding Service to May Court Hospice

Lori Gandy When Melinda (Lindy) Newman learned this past March that she was to be inducted into the June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers, she says she was “absolutely shocked.”… Read more »

ART BEAT – Contemporary Dance in a Zoom World

ART BEAT – Contemporary Dance in a Zoom World

Tanis Browning-Shelp What do dancers do in a pandemic? What about choreographers? According to Old Ottawa East resident Yvonne Coutts, Artistic Director of Ottawa Dance Directive (ODD), her dancers have… Read more »

OUR NEIGHBOURS – Liam Dwyre & Julia Buchan

OUR NEIGHBOURS – Liam Dwyre & Julia Buchan

Bonnie Weppler Liam Dwyre and Julia Buchan both work at Whole Foods in Lansdowne Park. Through their work, they knew of each other, but neither was looking for a partner…. Read more »

Peter Fowler’s Travel Focus –  Jardines De La Reina , Cuba

Peter Fowler’s Travel Focus – Jardines De La Reina , Cuba

Old Ottawa East welcomed yet another talented photographer last fall when Sean Landsman and his wife, Sarah McConnachie, moved into the community. An Instructor in Carleton University’s new Interdisciplinary Science… Read more »

Remembering Kevin Figley – Community Loses an “Unfailing Source of Ideas, Laughter, and Joy”

Remembering Kevin Figley – Community Loses an “Unfailing Source of Ideas, Laughter, and Joy”

Theresa Wallace Kevin Figley passed away suddenly at home on June 1st from a non-COVIDrelated cause. He was 65 years old. The Belgrave Road resident adored is lifelong partner, Peggy… Read more »

Fish of the Rideau River – More Than 40 Species Inhabit the Water of Old Ottawa East

Fish of the Rideau River – More Than 40 Species Inhabit the Water of Old Ottawa East

Sean Landsman The Rideau River in Old Ottawa East is one of the best features of our neighbourhood. But did you know that there are fish swimming around the dock… Read more »

I Love That Tree – OOE Tree Recognition Project Proves Poplular

I Love That Tree – OOE Tree Recognition Project Proves Poplular

Mainstreeter Staff In our June issue, we initiated a popular collaboration with Sustainable Living Ottawa East (SLOE) entitled the “I Love That Tree” challenge, which is just one of several… Read more »

Sharing Lunch With…The Mainstreeter Interview with OOE Model Amanda Nimmo

Sharing Lunch With…The Mainstreeter Interview with OOE Model Amanda Nimmo

Mainstreeter Staff A decade of glamour From Billings Bridge to Balenciaga! In this installment of our popular interview feature, we profile one of Old Ottawa East’s most glamorous young adults,… Read more »

Meet Gianna – the girl behind Nature Girl Bread!

Meet Gianna – the girl behind Nature Girl Bread!

Lori Gandy If you live near Lady Evelyn School, or you picked up your children from the school before the pandemic lockdown, chances are you’ve already met Gianna. At seven… Read more »

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