Media Advisory 

Published on January 26, 2021

The National Capital Commission’s (NCC) ice team has confirmed that a 2.4 km section of the Rideau Canal Skateway will be ready to open on January 28, 2021, at 8am, between Pretoria Bridge and the Bank Street Bridge.

The Rideau Canal Skateway team will continue working to open other sections of the world’s largest skating rink as soon as ice conditions are safe and weather permits. 

In the meantime, the NCC reminds the public to not venture onto closed sections of the Skateway.

Media Information:

Dominique Huras
NCC Media Relations
613-286-0886 (cellular)

Maryam El-Akhrass
NCC Media Relations
343-551-6149 (cellular)