2013 Ottawa's Rideau Canal is Open!

Published by Bobby Lake on March 12, 2013

It‘s that time of year again when the Nation’s Capital opens one of the largest public skating surfaces in North America; the Rideau Canal. Originally known as the Rideau Waterway, it was first used as a strategic precaution from a looming war with the Americans. It is now used as pleasure for skaters of all skill levels. Built in 1832, this curtain of river is the oldest and biggest skating rink in North America and brings ... read more

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