To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017, the NCC offered unique experiences for visitors and residents. We worked to fulfill our planning vision for Canada’s Capital Region and built a legacy for the next 50 years.
September 26 to October 25, 2020
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Green’s Creek, to the east of Ottawa, is an area of unusual geology, with steep-sided ravines and plateaus.
The creation of a continuous riverfront park that reconnects people with the Ottawa River.
Canada’s Capital Region is home to the Capital Pathway network, one of the largest in North America. More than 600 kilometres of multi-use paths link superb natural areas, parks, gardens, museums and attractions.
Jacques-Cartier Park, located on Laurier Street in Gatineau, extends over 22.68 hectares, and offers breathtaking views of the Ottawa River and Rideau Falls.
Every Sunday morning during the summer, parkways in the heart of Ottawa and nearby Gatineau Park are closed to motor vehicles and open for cyclists, in-line skaters, runners and pedestrians.
Shirleys Bay is an internationally renowned conservation area on the Ottawa River, and a popular birding area.
Canada's Capital Greenbelt is the most ecologically diverse area in Eastern Ontario.
Mud Lake is one of the most ecologically important natural habitats in the urban part of Canada’s Capital Region.
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