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?
<i>Art Beat</i>: OOE Artist Feature- David Chernushenko, Plugged In On His Cross-Canada Book Tour

Art Beat: OOE Artist Feature- David Chernushenko, Plugged In On His Cross-Canada Book Tour

By Tanis Browning-Shlep To survive, the world must change, To survive, four friends must remain steadfast… The stakes are high, and civilized society hangs in the balance. As events spiral… Read more »

<i>Our Neighbours</i>: An Active Lifestyle Suits This Couple Thrilled To Make OOE Their Home

Our Neighbours: An Active Lifestyle Suits This Couple Thrilled To Make OOE Their Home

By Bonnie Weppler  “I was blown away; I was so happy to be in Ottawa!” That is how Jen Elliot felt on her first day in Ottawa. She grew up… Read more »

Faces On The Flora Footbridge…First Impressions Of OOE, Glebe Residents

Faces On The Flora Footbridge…First Impressions Of OOE, Glebe Residents

By Peter Croal Much is said today about our addiction to smartphones and travelling through life with our heads bowed down, eyes glued to the glowing screen. While technology is… Read more »

Flora Footbridge Opens With A Flourish

Flora Footbridge Opens With A Flourish

By John Dance By John Dance It took 112 years, but the new bridge over the Canal was well worth the wait. In late June, the Flora Footbridge linking Clegg… Read more »

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

Here’s another photo from the collection of The Mainstreeter’s Photo Editor, Peter Fowler, who bent low this summer to capture a street-level photo of these delicately-coloured tulips fronting Saint Paul… Read more »

Legal Aid Cuts Deepest For Most Vulnerable Community Members

Legal Aid Cuts Deepest For Most Vulnerable Community Members

By Alexandra Gruca-Macaulay In the wake of recent high-profile provincial funding cuts to health care and education, this past April’s $133 million funding cut to Legal Aid Ontario has garnered… Read more »

Rick Burrowes Recognized As Driving Force Behind Rebirth Of Springhurst Park

Rick Burrowes Recognized As Driving Force Behind Rebirth Of Springhurst Park

By John Dance Rick Borrowes, long-time OOE resident and the driving force behind a revitalized Springhurst Park, has been honoured by the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre with its Excellence… Read more »

Plans To Make OOE A Birdfriendly Community Take Flight

Plans To Make OOE A Birdfriendly Community Take Flight

By Rebecca Aird When biologist Rachel Carson courageously stepped into the void of opposition to the chemical drenching of North American farmland in the 1950s and 60s, she titled her… Read more »

OOE Resident Denise Inglis Wins Prestigious Ottawa Cycling Award

OOE Resident Denise Inglis Wins Prestigious Ottawa Cycling Award

By Theresa Wallace “It was a purple bike with a banana seat. I used to do wheelies with it down the dirt road I lived on in Timmins,” recalls Denise… Read more »

Ottawa Centre’s Federal Voting History: Red Or Orange With A Blue Tinge

Ottawa Centre’s Federal Voting History: Red Or Orange With A Blue Tinge

By John Dance In the last federal election, the riding of Ottawa Centre had the greatest voter turn-out of all 338 ridings in Canada, as Liberal Catherine McKenna won against… Read more »

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