The eight locks of the Rideau Canal. Ottawa, Ontario ~ North America's oldest operating 19th-century canal

The eight locks of the Rideau Canal, Ottawa, ONTARIO ~ North America's oldest operating century canal.

Skating on the Rideau Canal, Ottawa

Skating on the Rideau Canal (the world's largest natural skating rink), Ottawa, Canada-- neat that this is where Anna started skating.

1939: King George VI and the Queen Mum in Ottawa, Canada.

theimperialcourt: “ King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother), Ottawa, 1939 ”

Tulip Festival, Ottawa, Canada

the tulip bulbs arrive from Holland/The Netherlands each year as a gift to Canada for giving sanctuary to Dutch Royal Family during WW II. Queen Juliana was born in Canada: in a hospital room that was designated "Sovereign

Ottawa Parliament Building

Inside the Parliament - Ottawa, Canada - Peter used to have a press office in here with the other journalists in the Parliamentary Press Gallery -

Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral basilica - Ottawa, Ontario.

The Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica is an ecclesiastic basilica in Ottawa, Canada located on 375 Sussex Drive in the Lower Town neighbourhood. The Basilica is the oldest church in Ottawa and the seat of the city's Catholic archbishop.

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa - I want to go to Ottawa, just because I love the way Ottawa rolls off my tongue - Ottawa!

President Harry S. Truman, 1948 • Yousuf Karsh

On April Harry S. Truman - President of the United States, signed the Marshall Plan, designed to help European Allies rebuild after WWII and resist communism.

Great Hall - National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Great Hall - National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - great place to view quality art including world masters. A short walk to Parliament Hill and the Chateau Laurier.

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