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One year in the life of the Flora Footbridge

One year in the life of the Flora Footbridge

John Dance She’s now been very visibly with us for more than a year. The Flora Footbridge was officially opened last June and as of mid-June of this year, there… 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 »

Queensway Bridge Replacement Question Abound, When, Where, Why?

Queensway Bridge Replacement Question Abound, When, Where, Why?

John Dance Will the replacement of the Queensway bridges over the Rideau Canal and Main Street require the demolition of the Royal Oak Pub, Gordon and McGowan Construction, and their… 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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