Parliament is the seat of Canada’s government and there is a lot to see and learn about it including guided tours of its historic buildings as well as the nightly “Northern Lights” show.
Canada’s capital features numerous historic sites, including the Rideau Canal which is breathtaking in summer and turns into the world’s longest skating rink in winter.
Ottawa hosts seven of Canada’s nine national museums as well as several other local museums that are well worth checking out during your visit.
While you’re in Ottawa, you should check out some of our LGBT bars like T’s Pub, The Lookout and Swizzles and visit the shops around the gay village (Bank and Somerset).
There are also tons of amazing shops and restaurants to explore in the Byward Market, literally steps from the host hotel.
Ottawa is filled with amazing green spaces to enjoy in the summer. You’d hardly think you’re in a world-class city at times. Hogs Back Falls and The Arboretum in town and Gatineau Park a short drive across the river will offer amazing vistas and tranquil nature settings to delight and amaze you.
Arts & Culture
Canada’s capital is home to some amazing art installations.
Yes indeed, it was in 1995 that the Ottawa Date Squares first started dancing and it’s been a long and interesting journey from our humble beginnings to today. The club’s history includes some pretty amazing events including being the only square dance club to ever dance on the floor of
The early-bird pricing will be ending on March 1 so you only have a few short weeks to register for Veer North 2020 for the really low price of $95. This price includes a sumptuous buffet brunch at the famous Tucker’s Marketplace, a home-cooked (by our very own club members) potluck supper
The Ottawa Date Squares recently benefited from two dancers that moved here from Toronto Triangle Squares and one of them, Pat, is a graphic designer. He agreed to design a logo for our fly-in and the product of his endeavours is an outstanding logo. We think you’ll all agree so
Well here we are at the end of a successful fly-in with all sorts of fond memories and new friendships to cherish. We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success including the callers (Gary, Barry, Mark and Marge), the Cornwall