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City’s new Official Plan looks to mimic the success of development in Old Ottawa East

City’s new Official Plan looks to mimic the success of development in Old Ottawa East

JOHN DANCE The most important plan of the City of Ottawa – the Official Plan (OP) – is now being revised and it sounds as though officials want the whole… Read more »

Bridges Of Old Ottawa East – The ABCs of a Bridge Community

Bridges Of Old Ottawa East – The ABCs of a Bridge Community

John Dance Photos by John Dance As one of the five communities that constitute Ottawa’s “Rideau Island”, the land between the Rideau Canal and the river north of Hog’s Back,… Read more »

Community Support Pledged For Second Footbridge

Community Support Pledged For Second Footbridge

Mainstreeter Staff The Riverview Park Community Association (RPCA) has expressed its support for the idea of a new footbridge over the Rideau River from the foot of Clegg Street in… Read more »

Celebrating the Rideau Canal Skateway’s 50th year

Celebrating the Rideau Canal Skateway’s 50th year

John Dance So what’s free, better than the Rockefeller Center, a recommended bucket-list activity, half a century old and with its heart in Old Ottawa East? The answer is obvious:… Read more »

So, if you like Flora… How about another footbridge?

So, if you like Flora… How about another footbridge?

John Dance “Why should taxes be wasted on a bridge to nowhere?” one Glebe resident asked a decade ago when the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) and other community… Read more »

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