By Dave Allston – Hintonburg and Mechanicsville have particularly deep francophone roots. While both neighbourhoods still feature a bilingual population, … Continue reading F.X. Sauvé: The Francophone Godfather of Kitchissippi
By Dave Allston – Few forms of entertainment in the early 20th century were more popular than the travelling circus. … Continue reading When the circus came to town
By Dave Allston – Kitchissippi has its share of busy intersections, but few are as rich in history as Wellington … Continue reading The history of one of the busiest corners of Kitchissippi
By Dave Allston – When you look at the history of Wellington Street West and Richmond Road, you can’t help … Continue reading Home, car lot, restaurant: the evolution of 1385 Wellington St. W.
By Dave Allston – Have you ever wondered what Kitchissippi would look like if we could go back in time? … Continue reading Step in our time machine, for a 1867 walking tour of Kitchissippi
By Dave Allston – To many, the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway along the Ottawa River is a simple, convenient … Continue reading The building project that changed Kitchissippi forever
By Dave Allston – Kitchissippi comprises multiple neighbourhoods, each of which has its own story of early development. The ward … Continue reading The unknown story of Westboro’s earliest retail presence