Ottawa is home to many national museums including the National Arts Center and the National Gallery of Canada. With an up and coming foodie scene, there are a wide variety of renowned restaurants to choose from. There are a number of popular annual festivals including Bluesfest, Canadian Tulip Festival and the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Ottawa is the capital of Canada located in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. The cities name is derived from the Algonquin word Odawa, meaning to trade. The city has evolved into the political center of Canada with the countries Parliament Buildings being located in the downtown core. Due to Ottawa's size, the majority of the neighbourhoods house condominium developments in both high-rise and low-rise options. The most popular neighbourhoods for condominium developments are Centretown, The Byward Market / Sandy Hill and Westboro.
Ottawa is Ontario's 2nd largest city and Canada's 4th largest city with a population of over 1 million. Ottawa has the most educated population among Canada cities. It has the highest standard of living in the country and low unemployment. Ottawa is a bilingual city with English and French being recognized. Ottawa's primary employer is the Public Service of Canada.
Corner Kitchen is a great bakery near Kent Towers. Coffee shop lovers will appreciate local cafe's like Cafe Delice and Marcello's Market and Deli. Foodies won't be disappointed by the presence of excellent local restaurants Som Tum Thai, Eggspectation and Festival Japan. Downtown Ottawa offers a lifestyle full of green space for outdoor lovers, parks include The Centretown Community Garden Project and Lisgar Parkette. You can find pharmacies Shoppers Drug Mart and Drug Story within walking distance. From clothes to electronics and everything in between, Sunshine's place, is the perfect place to pick up the items on your list. There are always new exhibits and events happening at Wallack Galleries. Canadian Health Coalition is a super popular fitness center with locals. Take your pets to Pet Circus. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Retter Business College is located within it. Travel far and wide from LeighFisher Canada Inc. via airplane. Downtown Ottawa has a very accesible train station Lyon.