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Location Spotlight: Major’s Hill Park

With sweeping views of the Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa River, Major’s Hill Park is an urban oasis just steps away from the ByWard Market and downtown Ottawa. A popular site for festivals and events, the park also offers endless possibilities for...

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Location Spotlight: Rideau Canal

If you grew up in Ottawa or spent some time here during winter, you probably have fond memories of skating down the Rideau Canal Skateway, maybe taking a break along the way for a hot chocolate and BeaverTail. Once the weather...

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Location Spotlight: Orléans

Pleasantville. The Stepford Wives. The Virgin Suicides. American Beauty. What these films have in common, besides being well-known and award-winning, is the way they use their suburban settings to help tell a story and convey emotions; one might even say...

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Location Spotlight: Vanier

Whether it’s because of its central location, film-friendly residents and businesses, or unique mix of historic and modern architecture, Vanier is increasingly attracting filmmakers looking for diverse looks. The neighbourhood, which is bordered by the Rideau River, Gloucester, New Edinburgh...

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