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Welcome from Lady Evelyn’s New Principal

Welcome from Lady Evelyn’s New Principal

By Brian Begbie Brian Begbie is the new Principal of Lady Evelyn Alternative School. He joined the team in June 2017. This fall marks the school’s 128th year of operation,… Read more »

Local Man Helps Collect 150 Canadian Stories of Peace for New Book

Local Man Helps Collect 150 Canadian Stories of Peace for New Book

“Peace comes in many forms,” says Old Ottawa East resident Yves Morneau. He should know, having spent decades living and working in conflict-torn areas around the world. Now retired, he… Read more »

New perennial garden at Main and Riverdale

New perennial garden at Main and Riverdale

By Meredith Newberry It’s been said it takes a village to raise a family. Now, the same can be said of a new garden on Main Street. A group of… Read more »

OOECA 2018 fall membership campaign

OOECA 2018 fall membership campaign

By Suzanne Johnston As Old Ottawa East (OOE) continues to transform itself, OOE has many new residents to welcome. The fall campaign for 2018 memberships starts in early September and… Read more »

Plan blooming for the Children’s Garden

Plan blooming for the Children’s Garden

By Catherine Hooker After design sessions with the community’s children and meetings between the City and the Garden committee, the final layout of the new Children’s Garden is complete. When… Read more »

The “Walk for the Centre” returns October 15

The “Walk for the Centre” returns October 15

By Maureen Killoran and Kristine Byrr A local Old Ottawa East group is asking residents to lace up their shoes October 15, 2017 for this year’s Walk for the Centre…. Read more »

Neighbourhood youth group hosts teens from B.C. for Canada’s 150th

Neighbourhood youth group hosts teens from B.C. for Canada’s 150th

By Dan Byrne Rain didn’t dampen the welcome an OldOttawa East youth group showed teens from British Columbia this past Canada Day. The Ottawa Chinese Bible Church Youth welcomed 20… Read more »

Developing an attitude for gratitude

Developing an attitude for gratitude

By Anne Louise Mahoney A few years ago, people started talking about gratitude. Rather than focusing on what wasn’t going right, we were encouraged to start a gratitude journal and… Read more »

Ascension celebrates 140 years in Old Ottawa East with Canada 150+ concert

Ascension celebrates 140 years in Old Ottawa East with Canada 150+ concert

By Annie MacTavish “From the beginning, the church has welcomed all comers,” wrote the late Janet Lunn, in A Promising Mission, her wonderful history of Church of the Ascension. Janet… Read more »

Back to school

Back to school

Back to school time is upon us and the Lady Evelyn school community is top of mind as we discuss programs, community use of schools, the budget for quality education… Read more »

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