The Rideau Canal, also known as the Rideau Waterway, connects the city of Ottawa on the Ottawa River to the city of Kingston, on Lake Ontario

The Rideau Canal, also known as the Rideau Waterway, connects the city of Ottawa on the Ottawa River to the city of Kingston, on Lake Ontario been there.beside the Chateau Laurier hotel

"Abandoned Intersection" -- [This is the *Children's Safety Village* in Britannia Park - 106 Greenville Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This was a miniature village in Britannia Park used to train children how to ride bicycles safely. The city closed the safety park village after a flood in November 2006 & it has not been used since.]~[Photograph courtesy of Stephen Harper (via reddit) - April 28 2012]'h4d-294.2013'

Was walking through the old abandoned neighbourhood and came upon this preserved memory.was kind of unsettling.

Ottawa Britannia Yacht Club

This is one of our favourite activities to do on a weekly basis; An Ottawa sunset. Ask our front desk about all the most beautiful and hidden spots around town.

Postcard from Ottawa, featuring the boathouse of the Britannia Canoe Club at the end of the Britannia Pier. Many a dance was held in the boathouse, which people could easily reach by streetcar from the city. Literally cool in an era without air conditioning. I believe this structure was destroyed by fire in 1918, but someone might know for sure.

Postcard from Ottawa, featuring the boathouse of the Britannia Canoe Club at the end of the Britannia Pier. Many a dance was held in the boathouse, which people could easily reach by streetcar from the city. Literally cool in an era without air conditioning. I believe this structure was destroyed by fire in 1918, but someone might know for sure.

Winterlude, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Photo

Each winter the historic Rideau Canal, Ottawa Ontario Canada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is transformed into a skating rink. the largest skating rink in the world.

Britannia Beach

See 122 photos from 535 visitors about sunsets, biking, and beach. "This is a nice place to have a bite to eat, bike, or sit on beach.

Group of seven OTC cars at Britannia Park that took some thirteen hundred members of the NRHA on a tour of Ottawa on Sunday in October 1951. First four cars bore the letters NRHA in rotation.

Group of seven OTC cars at Britannia Park that took some thirteen hundred members of the NRHA on a tour of Ottawa on Sunday in October First four cars bore the letters NRHA in rotation.

Ottawa, Britannia - June 1949

Ottawa, Britannia - June 1949

Sperry car 123 looking for track defects, is about to cross Carling Avenue (Highway 17) west of Britannia, and about to enter the stiff Nepean grade. This was on August 8th, 1965, 2 years before track abandonment of the Carleton Place Subdivision which was August 28th, 1967. The right of way is now a bike path. Look at all those old cars! FINA gas station in background.

Sperry car 123 looking for track defects, is about to cross Carling Avenue (Highway 17) west of Britannia, and about to enter the stiff Nepean grade. This was on August 8th, 1965, 2 years before track abandonment of the Carleton Place Subdivision which was August 28th, 1967. The right of way is now a bike path. Look at all those old cars! FINA gas station in background.

Ottawa’s Hidden Treasures: Britannia Beach sunset

Ottawa’s Hidden Treasures: Britannia Beach sunset

Britannia Beach

See 122 photos from 535 visitors about sunsets, biking, and beach. "This is a nice place to have a bite to eat, bike, or sit on beach.

(From 2009) July 16th: Fair Jeanne began her life in the backyard of the Thomas G. Fuller, D.S.C.** M.I.D. R.C.N. She was designed and built by Capt. Fuller at his home in Britannia-on-the-Bay in Ottawa, Ontario. The keel was laid in 1978 and she was launched in 1980. Fair Jeanne was sailed by Capt. Fuller and his wife, Jeanne (now patron of Bytown Brigantine Inc.) in the Caribbean and to his old haunts in the European Seas.

(From 2009) July 16th: Fair Jeanne began her life in the backyard of the Thomas G. Fuller, D.S.C.** M.I.D. R.C.N. She was designed and built by Capt. Fuller at his home in Britannia-on-the-Bay in Ottawa, Ontario. The keel was laid in 1978 and she was launched in 1980. Fair Jeanne was sailed by Capt. Fuller and his wife, Jeanne (now patron of Bytown Brigantine Inc.) in the Caribbean and to his old haunts in the European Seas.

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