Tag Archives: Ottawa

Life is a highway

A time lapse video shot heading into Ottawa on a hot and humid summer day. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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Ottawa – it’s for the birds – day three of three

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Ottawa – it’s for the birds – day two of three

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Ottawa – it’s for the birds – day one of three

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Oscar Peterson

The Oscar Peterson memorial, in front of the National Arts Centre located at Albert and Elgin. That’s pretty much smack in the middle of downtown Ottawa. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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Totems out of place

At first I thought that these totems poles were out of place in Ottawa –  not so, especially given that the Odawa or Ottawa, said to mean "traders," are a Native American and First Nations people.

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Baldwin – Lafontaine Monument

The Baldwin – Lafonaine monument was created by Walter Seymour Allward, best known for his design of the very imposing Canadian Battlefields Memorial in Vimy, France. Erected in 1914, it is the only monument on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario … Continue reading

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Colonel John By Fountain

Constructed of Peterhead granite, this fountain in the center of Confederation park in Ottawa honors Colonel John By. The fountain was relocated from Trafalgar Square, London, where it had played from 1845 to 1948. and now you know… © 2013 … Continue reading

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The centennial totem

This totem totem pole in Confederation Park was donated to the City of Ottawa to commemorate British Columbia’s 1971 centennial. © 2013 CKB

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Mellos Diner

Mellos is one of Ottawa’s oldest surviving restaurants – I just happened to think the sign was awesome. © 2013 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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