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Ask Rainbow: How Can I Help My Child’s Vocabulary?

Ask Rainbow: How Can I Help My Child’s Vocabulary?

By Roxeanne Marberl My two-year-old daughter only has a vocabulary of about 20 words. Is that normal? How can I get her to say more? Between the ages of 18… Read more »

CAG Looking at Acquiring Licence to Run JK and SK After-School Programs

CAG Looking at Acquiring Licence to Run JK and SK After-School Programs

Submitted by The OOE Community Activities Group The Ontario Ministry of Education has developed and passed new regulations (the Child Care and Early Years Act) that affect how child care… Read more »

Spring Awaits! Update from OOECA

Spring Awaits! Update from OOECA

By Phyllis Odenbach Sutton, President, Ottawa East Community Association I am writing this column on an evening of bitter cold with a forecast of freezing rain, but this winter has… Read more »

Ontario is Cutting Your Electricity Bill by 25%: Update from Yasir Naqvi

Ontario is Cutting Your Electricity Bill by 25%: Update from Yasir Naqvi

by Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre We’ve heard you. Our government is taking all action necessary to reduce your electricity bill. I’m happy to report that the Ontario government will… Read more »

Working With Youth to Change Unemployment: Update from Catherine McKenna

Working With Youth to Change Unemployment: Update from Catherine McKenna

By Catherine McKenna, MP Ottawa Centre Spring has finally sprung in the nation’s capital. That means shortly, thousands of young people in Ottawa Centre will put another school year behind… Read more »

Mainstreeter Questionnaire: Tanis Browning-Shelp

Mainstreeter Questionnaire: Tanis Browning-Shelp

By Joe Paraskevas In 2014, the last time Mainstreeter readers heard from Tanis Browning-Shelp, the longtime resident of OOE was stepping down from writing the paper’s arts column. Browning-Shelp wanted… Read more »

Fate of River Corridor in Jeopardy

Fate of River Corridor in Jeopardy

By John Dance Anybody want – for free – half a kilometer of Rideau River shoreline in Old Ottawa East? The corridor – 500 metres long and 30 metres wide… Read more »

Rat Rate Rumoured to Rise in Archville

Rat Rate Rumoured to Rise in Archville

By Joe Paraskevas It’s their audacity that strikes Allison Brachman. She will be sitting at the back of her Havelock Street house in the middle of the day. A movement… Read more »

Main Street Construction Newsletter N°37

Main Street Construction Newsletter N°37

  From the City of Ottawa, here is the most recent Main Street construction newsletter in PDF format – Construction Newsletter No 37 (EN)

Main Street Retail Emerges From the Dust

Main Street Retail Emerges From the Dust

By Ron Rose When residents first learned that Main Street would be under construction for two years, one of their concerns was the potential impact the work would have on… Read more »

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