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A trip to Ottawa would not be complete without visiting the National Research Council 9 m wind tunnel research facility.
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…
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.
Parliament buildings – from a distance and close up… Chateau Laurier
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
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
Birds on the Ottawa River near Parliament Hill
A little bird blending into the landscape at Mer Bleue Conservation Area, east of Ottawa
War of 1812 monument – Parliament Hill The War of 1812 monument was created by Toronto sculptor Adrienne Alison to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the conflict. The seven bronze figures represent the key combatants that came together to defeat … Continue reading
A section of the castle like parliament buildings – Ottawa