AVTC threatens OOE’s essential recreational greenspace The process: “This is no way to plan for the future…” Old Ottawa East will be torn apart by City’s draft Official Plan proposals
ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Urban Sketcher Tim Hunt Captures Change Live

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Urban Sketcher Tim Hunt Captures Change Live

Tanis Browning Shelp When visual artist Tim Hunt found himself off work during the first few months of the pandemic, he was inspired by Urban Sketchers from across the globe… Read more »

Opinion- A Postscript to the Demolition of the Deschâtelets Building Chapel

Opinion- A Postscript to the Demolition of the Deschâtelets Building Chapel

PETER FROOD Ottawa City Council’s recent decision to pass a bylaw permitting both the French Catholic school board to locate L’École Au Coeur d’Ottawa within the Deschâtelets Building, paving the… Read more »

BE THE CHANGE- How to Change the World From Your Own Backyard

BE THE CHANGE- How to Change the World From Your Own Backyard

Robb Barnes While it may have become a bit of a cliché by now, the expression “Think globally, act locally” is still packed with meaning when it comes to climate… Read more »

Introducing “A Student” – ”My whole year has been turned on its head”

Introducing “A Student” – ”My whole year has been turned on its head”

MAINSTREETER STAFF In our October issue, The Mainstreeter introduced our readers to “Teacher X”, a long-serving Ottawa elementary school teacher who signed aboard to serve as an online teacher at… Read more »

Julian Revie/Gillean Denny – the Living Chapel – A Vatican Project with Ties to Old Ottawa East

Julian Revie/Gillean Denny – the Living Chapel – A Vatican Project with Ties to Old Ottawa East

JAYSON MACLEAN There’s a one-of-a-kind building taking root across the pond in the Gardens of Vatican City in Rome, one bearing a distinct connection to Old Ottawa East. Inspired by… Read more »

Greystone Village Retirement Home Converted to Temporary 120-Bed Acute Health Care Unit

Greystone Village Retirement Home Converted to Temporary 120-Bed Acute Health Care Unit

MAINSTREETER STAFF Early November witnessed the opening of a temporary 120-bed short stay transitional health care unit within the newly-constructed Greystone Village Retirement Home (GVRH). The new unit is overseen… Read more »

A New Day Dawning For Deschâteletes – City Okays Chapel Demolition, New School

A New Day Dawning For Deschâteletes – City Okays Chapel Demolition, New School

John Dance After about four hours of vigorous debate at the City’s heritage and planning committees in mid-September, the proposals for a new elementary school in the heritage designated Deschâtelets… Read more »

Sharing Lunch With……OOE Race Car Driver Zach Robichon

Sharing Lunch With……OOE Race Car Driver Zach Robichon

Mainstreeter Staff “I am nowhere near ready to stop pushing to reach my goals” In this installment of our Sharing Lunch With interview, we talk with one of the most… Read more »

Last call, the very last call… Canal Royal Oak closes – forever

Last call, the very last call… Canal Royal Oak closes – forever

John Dance The mighty Oak has fallen. The “Canal” Royal Oak at Pretoria Bridge has permanently closed after 19 years as Old Ottawa East’s one and only pub and serving… Read more »

BE THE CHANGE: Catching up with David Chernushenko

BE THE CHANGE: Catching up with David Chernushenko

Tanis Browning-Shelp One year ago, The Mainstreeter interviewed former Capital Ward City Councillor David Chernushenko during the final leg of his electric car cross-Canada book tour, his hatchback emptied of… Read more »

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