Ottawa-Gatineau History information, listings and links
Ottawa is Canada's capital, and lies on the Ottawa River which was originally the major route inland for fur traders, and now forms the border between Ontario & Quebec. Ottawa today showcases the best of English & French heritage, culture, and day-to-day living. The city is as renowned for its parks and pathways, as it is for being the country's seat of power.
- The Canadian Shield
- Indians & Early Exploration
- Rideau Canal and the Forestry Boom
- Ottawa becomes the Capital City
- The Post-War Years
Tourist Tips for Visitors in a Hurry (one or two day itineraries)