Ottawa is the capital of Canada with a population of around 1.3 million people. Ottawa’s downtown core is built around Parliament Hill, which sits on the Ottawa river bordering Quebec and Ontario. Ottawa is known as a safe, scenic, and liveable urban centre situated between Montreal and Toronto. Ottawa is home to many museums and cultural sites, including the National Gallery of Canada (with its noted collections of Canadian and Indigenous art) and the Rideau Canal (a UNSECO world heritage site).
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Ottawa Jazz Fest
June 21-July 1, 2019 Ottawa will be teeming with world class musicians performing in various venues around the city at the end of June. The Ottawa Jazz Fest has been running since the 1980s and this year will boast headliners such as...
Monday, May 20, 2019
National Gallery of Canada
Located a short walk from Parliament Hill, the National Gallery of Canada is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of Canadian art. The National Gallery showcases pieces in a variety of collection areas, including a...
Monday, April 22, 2019
Montreal International Jazz Festival
June 27-July 6, 2019 Just a two-hour train or bus ride away from Ottawa, celebrate the end of IST at the 40th anniversary of the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Live music of all varieties, most of which is free, will be playing...
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum
"Located on a national heritage site, the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is the world’s only working farm in the heart of a capital city. The museum offers visitors a unique opportunity to see diverse breeds of farm...