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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 »

City’s Main Street road safety final report leaves community concerned for the future

City’s Main Street road safety final report leaves community concerned for the future

By Tom Scott and The Mainstreeter The City of Ottawa recently completed its review process for the Main Street Road Safety Audit and has provided a final traffic audit report… Read more »

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

Dipping into the ribbon of life: A short history of swimming in the Rideau River

  THERESA WALLACE  Old Ottawa East is rimmed by a river whose headwaters are in the Rideau Lakes system and whose mouth is at Rideau Falls in the heart of Ottawa. This article is the… Read more »

Elephant Feet, Shark Teeth, Bike Boxes and Sharrows;  Understanding the new markings on Main Street

Elephant Feet, Shark Teeth, Bike Boxes and Sharrows; Understanding the new markings on Main Street

By John Dance Main Street seems so new. But what’s with all the green paint and weird symbols? The new street markings are an educational challenge for motorists, cyclists and… Read more »

Councillor’s Column, April 2016

Councillor’s Column, April 2016

BY DAVID CHERNUSHENKO Footbridge, new park both on the horizon I am happy to report that the city is making significant headway in advancing construction of the Fifth-Clegg footbridge. With… Read more »

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