Immerse yourself in the history of the ByWard Market and learn about the daily life of working-class people in the 19th century.
Imagine a gathering place where vendors, farmers, lumberjacks and craftsmen rub shoulders.
Discover Ottawa's oldest wooden house and first park.
Why not finish the walk by tasting a beaver tail.
The tour will allow you to discover francophones who played a role in the history of Ottawa: the Desloges sisters, Joseph-Balzara Turgeon and Flavien Rochon.
We will visit the Franco-Ontarian alley which pays tribute to artists, events, and institutions from the region.
Learn about the history of the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lieutenant-Colonel John By was the architect of this engineering jewel and founder of Bytown which will become the city of Ottawa.
During the tour, see the locks, the Bytown Museum and the Pretoria Bridge and listen to stories about the constructi
What do Leo, Mimi and Daisy have in common?
In which park is located the Wartime Animals status commemorating the animals that helped the Canadian army in armed conflict?
Which Prime Minister had a faithful companion called Jack?
I will answer these questions during a walk along Elgin Street and the Rideau Canal.
Admire the many sculptures, statues, and architectures of financial institutions and government buildings on Sparks and Wellington Street.
Learn about Thomas Ahearn, a Ottawa inventor who holds several patents, and Nicholas Sparks, owner of the land that will become downtown Ottawa
What was Ottawa River so important for the First Nations, the lumber industry and the settlers of Aylmer? Why put down roots in this region?
During this interactive tour, you will discover the difficult life of the log drivers, lumberjacks and workers in the manufacturing industries and their families and how their hardship has shaped the history of Aylmer.
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