Reading Room in Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Reading Room in Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada-I want to go here, I don't think I would do any reading tho?

The Library of Parliament on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada's capital city.   For more information on Ottawa visit www.ottawatourism.ca

Library of Parliament, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada (photo by Greg Stevenson)

The Famous Five who legally gained the right for women to vote in Canada in 1929 ~ That is pretty recently! There are identical statues erected to their achievement in Ottawa, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta since they all lived in Alberta when involved in this historic and vital legal challenge. The statue shown here erected at the Manitoba Legislature in 2010. Created by local sculptor Helen Granger on behalf of the Nellie McClung Foundation.

Famous Five monument on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building (August L-R: Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Louise McKinney, and Nellie McClung Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The changing of the guard / La relève de la garde by Canada's Capital - Capitale du Canada, via Flickr

Canada ~ Ottawa, Ontario ~ The changing of the guard / La relève de la garde by Canada's Capital - Capitale du Canada ~ Parliament Building

Remembrance Day Photos ~ Ottawa ~ National War Memorial ~ Confederation Square ~ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Remembrance Day Photos ~ Ottawa ~ National War Memorial ~ Confederation Square ~ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them, O Lord and Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Them.

The beautiful Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Image credit: Instagrammer mmath67

The beautiful Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

"In Flanders Fields" a poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, was inspired by the death of a friend during the Second Battle of Ypres. SMG

"In Flanders Fields" is a war poem written during the First World War by Canadian physician and Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May after his friend and fellow soldier Alexis Helmer died in the Second Battle of Ypres.

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