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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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A little bird

A little bird blending into the landscape at Mer Bleue Conservation Area, east of Ottawa

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War of 1812 monument

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

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Ottawa – Parliament buildings

A section of the castle like parliament buildings – Ottawa

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Ottawa – The Maintenance Building

The Maintenance Building in Major’s Hill Park The Maintenance Building is a modest building with a picturesque roof and walls of rough cut, irregularly coursed limestone. It stands in Major’s Hill Park, in site of Parliament Hill and the Ottawa … Continue reading

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Ottawa – The hill

Parliament Hill and the Ottawa River as viewed from Major’s Hill Park

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Ottawa – Victoria Island

A troubled history in the present – Victoria Island, Ottawa

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