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).