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Children’s Garden grows more than produce <br/>A special gardening club helps homeless LGBTQ youth find a safe, green space in OOE

Children’s Garden grows more than produce
A special gardening club helps homeless LGBTQ youth find a safe, green space in OOE

Lorne Abugov Strolling by the Ottawa Children’s Garden in the early autumn, one is taken aback by the sheer bounty of green produce awaiting harvest that has sprung up this… Read more »

Capital candidates face off in debate

Capital candidates face off in debate

By John Dance The five candidates for Capital Ward councillor squared off in a sometimes feisty but always respectful debate at the all-candidates meeting held at the brimming-to-capacity Glebe Community… Read more »

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

  THERESA WALLACE  Old Ottawa East is rimmed by a river whose headwaters are in the Rideau Lakes system and whose mouth is at Rideau Falls in the heart of Ottawa. This article is the… Read more »

Family’s quick action saves OOE trees

Family’s quick action saves OOE trees

JENNIFER HUMPHRIES In early August, an Old Ottawa East family’s concern over the fate of two century-old sugar maples hit the media. The issue: Regional Group, builders of the 916-home… Read more »

No dimming to report in night light fight

No dimming to report in night light fight

Footy Sevens intensive usage of the new turf field at Immaculata add bright lights, shrill referee whistles and new traffic concerns to the OOE nightscape. Photo by John Dance LORNE… Read more »

Opinion: Renewing the democratic process begins here at home

Opinion: Renewing the democratic process begins here at home

JAMIE BROUGHAM In my opinion, the democratic process here in our community suffers from three problems that can be addressed by encouraging more of our residents to get involved. The… Read more »

From the Editor…Lorne Abugov

From the Editor…Lorne Abugov

That other person… In my experience, anyone who tells you that they don’t want to be “that person” usually turns out to be exactly that.  It’s hard to define that… Read more »

Farewell to the Sisters of the Sacred Heart; Nuns leaving Springhurst convent after more than a century

Farewell to the Sisters of the Sacred Heart; Nuns leaving Springhurst convent after more than a century

PETER TOBIN After 116 years residing in Old Ottawa East, the Sisters of the Sacred Heart (Les Soeurs du Sacre-Coeur de Jesus) will soon be leaving our community. The original… Read more »

Walkabout for a safer Main Street

Walkabout for a safer Main Street

DON FUGLER Main Street has undergone a total transformation from a congested thoroughfare to a “complete street” in the last couple of years. The changes we have all witnessed on… Read more »

Our Neighbourhood: Lisa Dunnett proud to call OOE home

Our Neighbourhood: Lisa Dunnett proud to call OOE home

BONNIE WEPPLER Lisa Dunnett exudes positivity and enthusiasm.     When asked what she likes about Old Ottawa East, she notes: “What’s not to love?  I love the location, I… Read more »

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