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
Introducing “Teacher X”… On The Busy Life of an Ottawa Virtual Academy School Teacher

Introducing “Teacher X”… On The Busy Life of an Ottawa Virtual Academy School Teacher

Mainstreeter Staff For many parents of young or adolescent children, COVID-19 has changed the annual back to school routine into a harrowing dilemma. Prior to Labour Day, the media was… Read more »

Taking the Plunge in Old Ottawa East’s Local Swimming Holes

Taking the Plunge in Old Ottawa East’s Local Swimming Holes

Jamie Brougham Maybe not so across the board, but for some things that add to the value of our local community, this summer has been absolutely the best! Where to… Read more »

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

RESIDENTS DESERVE BETTER PLANNING AND DESIGN As our community sings the praises of the Flora Footbridge which has indeed fulfilled the timely purposes of access and healthy walking, we are… Read more »

Opinion- The time is now for a Community Benefits Agreement for LeBreton Flats

Opinion- The time is now for a Community Benefits Agreement for LeBreton Flats

Martin Adelaar The COVID pandemic has been a roller coaster ride with too many tragic outcomes. It’s tough under the circumstances to think about the bigger picture. But let’s, for… Read more »

A Wave of New Traffic Calming Measures are Introduced in Old Ottawa East

A Wave of New Traffic Calming Measures are Introduced in Old Ottawa East

John Dance Centre line signage, gateway speed limit zones aimed at slowing traffic speed and reducing drivers’ inattentiveness while travelling our community’s streets Slow down!” A variety of measures taken… Read more »

City Spikes Springhurst Park Sports Facilities to 2021

City Spikes Springhurst Park Sports Facilities to 2021

ALEXANDRA GRUCA-MACAULAY A highly anticipated beach volleyball court, ping-pong table, exercise equipment and basketball court bench that had been scheduled for August 2020 installation at Springhurst Park have all been… Read more »

Novel Plastic Bag Recycling Campaign Launches as Grocery Bag Stashes Pile Up During COVID-19

Novel Plastic Bag Recycling Campaign Launches as Grocery Bag Stashes Pile Up During COVID-19

Ingrid Nielsen Hey folks, we need to have an honest conversation about a difficult subject right now. No, it’s not COVID-19, or homeschooling, or off-leash dogs. It’s plastics, and specifically… Read more »

Original Plans Have Been Scrapped – The Echo Development Will Now Be Apartments, Not Condos

Original Plans Have Been Scrapped – The Echo Development Will Now Be Apartments, Not Condos

John Dance The Echo, the six-storey boutique development proposed for the prime location on the Rideau Canal at the northeast corner of Echo Drive and Main Street, will be luxury… Read more »

A Tour of Greystone Village at the Midway Mark – Developer Offers Progress Report

A Tour of Greystone Village at the Midway Mark – Developer Offers Progress Report

John Dance The Regional Group and its EQ Homes are proud of how they have executed their 2015 plan for Greystone Village and, at the end of August, Josh Kardish,… Read more »

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus – The Yellow Door

Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus – The Yellow Door

Peter Fowler Mention Main Street and Old Ottawa East to a non-resident and sooner or later the Green Door comes up in the conversation! While the renowned restaurant is one… Read more »

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