Ottawa Neighbourhood Guides


Westboro, often referred to as Westboro Village, has become Ottawa’s hottest community to call home. Thanks to a trendy urban revitalization and new condominium developments, residential properties and rentals are in high demand. The community of Westboro is located close to the Ottawa River about 6 kilometres west of Parliament Hill…

Considered one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in Ottawa, Island Park, Wellington Village and Tunney’s Pasture is a popular locale for embassies, consulates and diplomats. The streets are lined with stately, historic residences, most built between 1910 and 1940….

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Originally renowned for its industrial development, Hintonburg has managed to retain its working class charm and character. Countless shops and amenities are within walking distance of the homes and condos…

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The community is named after the park situated between Wavell and Windermere Avenues. McKellar Park is a sought-after community with a village-like feel thanks to a multitude of dwelling types, large lots and the absence of street curbs and sidewalks…

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Highland Park is a sought-after community with a village-like feel thanks to a multitude of dwelling types, large lots and the absence of street curbs and sidewalks. Whether you are thinking about purchasing, renting or investing, Highland Park offers an eclectic mix…

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Well-established, Mechanicsville is known for its cultural diversity yet longstanding population. The community is predominately residential, with wood frame and wood siding homes built in the early 1900s…

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Ottawa Neighbourhood Resources



City of Ottawa Website for Canada’s Capital – News and information for the entire city – A general site all about the Nation’s Capital, many links to other sites

Ottawa Kiosk – Another general Ottawa Site

Ottawa Web – Ottawa’s Resource and Information Site

A Link to imformation on the Landlord Tenant Protection Act.

Sparks Street and Byward Market – Ottawa’s most significant heritage areas known for their trendy restaurants, boutiques and nightclubs

Also check out Downtown Rideau for a complete guide to 23 blocks of stores, restaurants, galleries, theatres, hotels, attractions and services for the downtown core

Canadian Tulip Festival – Three million tulips, live entertainment, international cultural attractions, great museums, plenty of things to do…and all in one place! Impossible?

The Rideau Canal – Probably the best around site for information on the Rideau Waterway


Map of Ottawa

National Capital Commission (NCC)

Ontario Travel & Tourism

Canada’s Capital and Ottawa Plus for local events and visit Ticket Master Attractions

Citizenship and Immigration – Official web site of Canada’s Department of Citizenship and Immigration

OC Transpo for local and inexpensive transportation. Special rates for Day Passes and Local Festivals

Before visiting the city, check out local weather conditions at Environment Canada.