A Walk of Art 2022: Old Ottawa East community outdoor art tour now a popular fixture for local artists and art lovers Rideau River Nature Trail gains recognition in new book Affordable seniors housing confirmed: Inside the massive transformation of the Deschâtelets Building
Parenting 101 – Young Student ‘moms’ at Immaculata High Learn That Raising Healthy Kids is Not Child’s Play

Parenting 101 – Young Student ‘moms’ at Immaculata High Learn That Raising Healthy Kids is Not Child’s Play

Lori Gandy Immaculata High School teacher Jillian Budgell says she has the best job in the school because she teaches the fun courses: theatre, cooking/hospitality and the Parenting course. She… Read more »

With Six Months to go, There are Already Issues Aplenty in Upcoming Municipal Election

With Six Months to go, There are Already Issues Aplenty in Upcoming Municipal Election

John Dance Six months away but issues for the coming municipal election are popping up all over: what should the annual tax increase be in the face of high inflation… Read more »

OPINION- The Battle of Billings Bridge – Views from the Front Lines of the Anti-Convoy Protest

OPINION- The Battle of Billings Bridge – Views from the Front Lines of the Anti-Convoy Protest

Robin Leckie Although I wasn’t directly bothered by the congestion and noise and mess in my Rideau Gardens neighbourhood, I could feel the tension and stress in my City due… Read more »

Developers of the Former Sisters Convent Unveil Plans for a Rental Community- Design Group Proposing 284 New Units

Developers of the Former Sisters Convent Unveil Plans for a Rental Community- Design Group Proposing 284 New Units

Peter Tobin Shortly after purchasing the former convent home of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart last April, partners Ottawa-based Smart Living Properties and Toronto-based Forum Equity Partners (Forum/SLP) stated… Read more »

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Red Bird Lands in the Hood!

ART BEAT – OOE Artist Feature: Red Bird Lands in the Hood!

Tanis Browning-Shelp A big red bird perched high above 1165 Bank Street (near Belmont Avenue) in Old Ottawa South signals the arrival of a new live music venue with strong… Read more »

What’s Going On?  The Lights Are Still Out on Colonel By Drive

What’s Going On? The Lights Are Still Out on Colonel By Drive

Mainstreeter Staff In the February issue of The Mainstreeter, we reported that, according to the National Capital Commission (NCC), the City of Ottawa is responsible for fixing the broken streetlights… Read more »

The Main Farmers’ Market Returns To Nearly Normal This Spring

The Main Farmers’ Market Returns To Nearly Normal This Spring

Colette Déry At long last, spring has returned to Old Ottawa East (OOE), and with it a sense of excitement for this season of hope and growth. After surviving not… Read more »

Federal Election Polling Results – Old Ottawa East Voting Patterns Differ from City-Wide Balloting Trends

Federal Election Polling Results – Old Ottawa East Voting Patterns Differ from City-Wide Balloting Trends

John Dance So we all know that the Liberals formed a minority government last September and Yasir Naqvi was elected as the new Liberal Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre…. Read more »

Sharing lunch with Saint Paul University Rector Dr. Chantal Beauvais

Sharing lunch with Saint Paul University Rector Dr. Chantal Beauvais

In this installment of our popular interview feature, we bring to light many of the ground-breaking changes that have helped to revitalize Saint Paul University under the steady hand and… Read more »

Discussions continue on Yasir Naqvi’s controversial Colonel By Drive closure proposal

Discussions continue on Yasir Naqvi’s controversial Colonel By Drive closure proposal

John Dance  The campaign for a year-long pilot closure of Colonel By Drive continues as the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) has raised the potential negative consequences while others… Read more »

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