Category Archives: Ottawa

The underbelly of Ottawa

A dead-end alley between buildings shows the gritty underbelly of Ottawa. That grittiness is common to all large Canadian cities, as is the street art that is there if you look for it…

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Expensive executive jets

XA-FLC, a 2012 Dassault Falcon 2000 N440CX, a 2008 Hawker Beechcraft Corp Hawker 850XP C-FTRP, a 2008 Gulfstream G150

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C-FCJU

C-FCJU, a CargoJet Boeing B-727-260A/F at the Ottawa airport

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NRC 9 m wind tunnel

A trip to Ottawa would not be complete without visiting the National Research Council 9 m wind tunnel research facility.

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Ottawa – a city of contrasts

I was standing on the first nations property on Victoria Island, looking across the Ottawa River toward the imposing building that houses the Supreme Court of Canada. So many contrasting elements here…

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A cold winter night

A cold winter night in Ottawa, standing on the grounds of the Parliament Buildings looking toward the statue of Wilford Laurier, the War of 1812 monument and the Chateau Laurier.

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Ottawa –

Parliament buildings – from a distance and close up… Chateau Laurier

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Ottawa – Rideau Canal Locks 1 – 8

  Looking down the Rideau Canal locks toward the Ottawa River and the Royal Alexandra Interprovincial Bridge that leads to Gatineau, Quebec. The 8 locks connect the channel of the Rideau Canal in Ottawa to the Ottawa River, almost 24.4 … Continue reading

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National War Memorial – Ottawa

National War Memorial – Ottawa The National War Memorial, also known as “The Response,” was unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the service of Canadians in the First World War 1914-1918. The memorial has come to symbolize the sacrifice of all … Continue reading

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Ottawa – birds on the river

Birds on the Ottawa River near Parliament Hill

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