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Snow And Ice Clearing Woes….The Winter Of Living Dangerously

Snow And Ice Clearing Woes….The Winter Of Living Dangerously

By John Dance With the warmth of today, it may seem like winter was a while ago, but this feeling can’t erase the sense of many in Old Ottawa East… Read more »

Community, Mainstreeter Lose A Dear Friend

Community, Mainstreeter Lose A Dear Friend

Brian Joseph Donahue: 1958 – 2019 By Jan D’Arcy Brian Donahue, a beloved neighbour and friend, died on May 10th. He was 61 years old. Brian, his wife Bev Shea,… Read more »

Memories Of A Lifetime With All My Love

Memories Of A Lifetime With All My Love

By Cassie Gibbons “When you become a parent, it changes everything. All of a sudden there’s this living being that needs you, it really puts everything into perspective,” says Myriam… Read more »

Sharing lunch with Shawn Menard: “I didn’t expect this to be fun…”

Sharing lunch with Shawn Menard: “I didn’t expect this to be fun…”

As The Mainstreeter sat down to interview Shawn Menard for the June issue, it became quickly evident that Capital Ward’s first term city councillor didn’t run for office to win… Read more »

Old Ottawa East’s Transit Drought Finally Comming To An End

Old Ottawa East’s Transit Drought Finally Comming To An End

By Ron Rose Old Ottawa East residents will be pleased to hear that OC Transpo will finally restore regular bus service that connects the Ottawa General Hospital campus on Smyth… Read more »

A Story About Nine Storeys

A Story About Nine Storeys

By Ron Rose More than 50 residents of Old Ottawa East (OOE) turned out to a meeting on May 7th to express their concerns about a proposed nine-storey building. The… Read more »

Talks heat up on the future of Deschâtelets

Talks heat up on the future of Deschâtelets

By Don Stephenson Capital Ward Councillor Shawn Menard convened an April 24th meeting to discuss options for the redevelopment of the heritage-designated Deschâtelets building, the former Oblate Fathers’ residence on… Read more »

Springhurst toxic soil study leaves more questions than answers

Springhurst toxic soil study leaves more questions than answers

By: John Dance Finally, residents west of Springhurst Park have received the results of the soil contamination study conducted a year and a half ago, and the results, as outlined… Read more »

What’s on your plate? Embracing a plant-based diet

What’s on your plate? Embracing a plant-based diet

By:  Geneviève Gazaille Amy Longard is a plant-based chef and registered holistic nutritionist who has made Old Ottawa East her home for five years. The Mainstreeter met with her to learn… Read more »

The Story of Bread Box – Dough to Door Bakery

The Story of Bread Box – Dough to Door Bakery

By Justin Stefanik & The Mainstreeter staff. It all began with an idea Justin Stefanik had last year. He imagined a loaf of fresh bread and treats being delivered to… Read more »

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