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The “Flora Footbridge”: A worthy name with a local connection

The “Flora Footbridge”: A worthy name with a local connection

        By David Chernushenko, City Councillor Considering the local passion that led to a footbridge being built over the Rideau Canal in the heart of Capital Ward, I knew it would… Read more »

OECA Summer Update

OECA Summer Update

By Phyllis  Odenbach Sutton, OECA President While we may have had a cool spring, we have certainly been experiencing some true summer weather  recently. And, as per usual, there has… Read more »

‘It has been an honour and a privilege’

‘It has been an honour and a privilege’

by Yasir Naqvi It has been an honour to serve our community. There has never been a higher calling to me than public service and no greater privilege than being… Read more »

Pair of municipal candidates drop out

Pair of municipal candidates drop out

by John Dance   As Capital Ward voters get closer to the October 22 municipal election, they have lost two of the earlier declared candidates but have gained one new… Read more »

Former councillor Doucet throws hat in the ring

Former councillor Doucet throws hat in the ring

by John Dance   At the last minute, the mayoral race became a David vs. Goliath contest rather than a virtual acclamation of incumbent Jim Watson. Clive Doucet, four-time Capital… Read more »

New candidate enters Capital race

New candidate enters Capital race

by John Dance   Another high-profile candidate has decided to contest the upcoming municipal vote for Capital Ward city councilor. Shawn Menard, who joins four others vying for the seat,… Read more »

OOE’s Paul Dewar launches Youth Action Now

OOE’s Paul Dewar launches Youth Action Now

by Tara Hogeterp   As many of us are aware, long-time Old Ottawa East resident, community activist, teacher and former Member of Parliament Paul Dewar was diagnosed with terminal brain… Read more »

Extensive damage to public artwork

Extensive damage to public artwork

by Bonnie Weppler   Our community’s beautiful public artwork, under the Queensway overpass on Main Street, was heavily damaged on two occasions by provincial Ministry of Transportation (MOT) workers and… Read more »

Dreaming of a national healing forest

Dreaming of a national healing forest

by Theresa Wallace   On the healing walk to Ottawa city hall just before the release of the 2015 Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools, OOE… Read more »

50 Years Of Rainbow Care

50 Years Of Rainbow Care

by Meredith Newberry   Have you ever eaten a piece of cake beside a chinchilla? Slurped lemonade with a snake? If you were at Rainbow Kidschool’s 50th anniversary BBQ, you… Read more »

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