The Mainstreeter’s 2005 Survey – Main Street Revitalization 15 years Later Way More Than A Bus Stop! Spotlight Set To Shine On That Strange Building… at 39 Riverdale Avenue So, if you like Flora… How about another footbridge?
Street-involved Youth Paint It Up!  Big Bird Finds a New Neighbourhood Nest

Street-involved Youth Paint It Up! Big Bird Finds a New Neighbourhood Nest

By Lorne Abugov A new bird has recently landed with a splash of colour in our neighbourhood, and despite the seasonal dip in temperature, this feathered friend isn’t about to… Read more »

New Vision Unveiled for Aberdeen Plaza at Lansdowne Park

New Vision Unveiled for Aberdeen Plaza at Lansdowne Park

By Mainstreeter Staff In our August issue, John Dance reported that as we went to print Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) had undertaken a strategic review of the Lansdowne… Read more »

Appeal tribunal okays late night lights at Immaculata turf field

Appeal tribunal okays late night lights at Immaculata turf field

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay In our last issue, Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay reported on the appeals proceedings before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) at which the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) were… Read more »

OOECA launches appeals of City’s height increase ruling at 10 Oblats, seeks community funding

OOECA launches appeals of City’s height increase ruling at 10 Oblats, seeks community funding

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay Ron Rose reported in our August issue that the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) was mobilizing through a Special General Meeting (SGM) to seek funding to… Read more »

Old Ottawa East Prepares for its Nu Grocery

Old Ottawa East Prepares for its Nu Grocery

By Holly Bickerton [Editor’s Note: In the August issue of The Mainstreeter, we noted that Old Ottawa East’s quest for an in-community grocery store had finally met with success. NU… Read more »

Ottawa-Centre All-Candidates Debate Draws Overflow Crowd

Ottawa-Centre All-Candidates Debate Draws Overflow Crowd

By John Dance A standing-room-only and often rowdy crowd of 550 listened while the federal election candidates of the five major parties made their case at the Ottawa Centre all-candidates… Read more »

We asked the Ottawa Centre candidates…Why should residents of Old Ottawa East vote for you?

We asked the Ottawa Centre candidates…Why should residents of Old Ottawa East vote for you?

CAROL CLEMENHAGEN CONSERVATIVE PARTY For my first year at Carleton University, at old St. Pat’s College on Echo Drive, I lived in the women’s residence, a house on Hawthorne Street…. Read more »

<i>What’s On Your Plate</i>:The Two Sides Of  Agriculture

What’s On Your Plate:The Two Sides Of Agriculture

By Geneviève Gazaille As consumers, we don’t give much thought to where our food comes from when we place an item in our basket at the grocery store, except perhaps… Read more »

Veteran, and Rookie Earn 2019 Hosers Of The Year

Veteran, and Rookie Earn 2019 Hosers Of The Year

By John Dance A long-time veteran and a rookie hoser were selected as the 2019 Brantwood Community Rink “Hosers of the Year.” Geoff Nimmo, one of the original hosers who… Read more »

New vendors, fresh spirit mark Main Farmers’ Market’s 11th season

New vendors, fresh spirit mark Main Farmers’ Market’s 11th season

By Christine MacIntyre The Main Farmers’ Market launched its 11th season at the start of June, and after more than a decade in the neighbourhood, the market has truly become… Read more »

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