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Pair of municipal candidates drop out

Pair of municipal candidates drop out

by John Dance   As Capital Ward voters get closer to the October 22 municipal election, they have lost two of the earlier declared candidates but have gained one new… Read more »

Former councillor Doucet throws hat in the ring

Former councillor Doucet throws hat in the ring

by John Dance   At the last minute, the mayoral race became a David vs. Goliath contest rather than a virtual acclamation of incumbent Jim Watson. Clive Doucet, four-time Capital… Read more »

New candidate enters Capital race

New candidate enters Capital race

by John Dance   Another high-profile candidate has decided to contest the upcoming municipal vote for Capital Ward city councilor. Shawn Menard, who joins four others vying for the seat,… Read more »

OOE’s Paul Dewar launches Youth Action Now

OOE’s Paul Dewar launches Youth Action Now

by Tara Hogeterp   As many of us are aware, long-time Old Ottawa East resident, community activist, teacher and former Member of Parliament Paul Dewar was diagnosed with terminal brain… Read more »

Extensive damage to public artwork

Extensive damage to public artwork

by Bonnie Weppler   Our community’s beautiful public artwork, under the Queensway overpass on Main Street, was heavily damaged on two occasions by provincial Ministry of Transportation (MOT) workers and… Read more »

Dreaming of a national healing forest

Dreaming of a national healing forest

by Theresa Wallace   On the healing walk to Ottawa city hall just before the release of the 2015 Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools, OOE… Read more »

50 Years Of Rainbow Care

50 Years Of Rainbow Care

by Meredith Newberry   Have you ever eaten a piece of cake beside a chinchilla? Slurped lemonade with a snake? If you were at Rainbow Kidschool’s 50th anniversary BBQ, you… Read more »

It’s time to reduce construction disruptions

It’s time to reduce construction disruptions

by John Dance   Must we live in a perpetual construction zone? How can the adverse impacts of construction activity be reduced? We are besieged by public megaprojects, massive new… Read more »

How Sweet Home – Newcomers fill us in on why they chose Old Ottawa East as their home

How Sweet Home – Newcomers fill us in on why they chose Old Ottawa East as their home

In this installment of our Mainstreeter interviews, we share the first impressions of several new residents of Old Ottawa East, some of whom have come from very near and others… Read more »

Footbridge forges forward – Name revealed for pedestrian footbridge

Footbridge forges forward – Name revealed for pedestrian footbridge

City approves Passerella Flora Footbridge as the name for new link between Old Ottawa East and The Glebe  by John Dance   So it now has a name and connects… Read more »

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