General Information

 The Fabulous City of Ottawa

POPULATION: 1 220 674

5th Largest City in Canada

Ottawa is also considered the 4th Cleanest City in the World by Forbes magazine and the 18th Most Liveable City in the world according to the "Mercer Human Resource Consulting Quality of Living Survey".

Where to start: is a great website providing information for newcomers to Ottawa as well as current residents. Whether you are looking to find a great restaurant or where to shop, this comprehensive site is sure to help you find what you are looking for.


Travelling Around Ottawa

Public Transportation — Buses and O-train

Cycling - Ottawa has a number of scenic, accessible bike paths. Bikes are also available for rent.

Taxi - Ottawa is served by a number of taxi and limousine companies that include:

Blue Line Taxi – Ottawa (613) 238-1111
D J’s Taxi – Nepean – (613) 829-9011
West-Way Airport – (613) 727-8211
West Way Taxi – (613) 727-0101 

Travelling to Ottawa

Flying to Ottawa

Taking the Train to Ottawa

Taking the Bus to Ottawa


For a complete list of schools in Ottawa, please click here

Universities: Carleton University, University of Ottawa, St. Paul's University, and Université du Québec en Outaouais.
Community colleges: Algonquin College and La Cité Collégiale


For a complete list of churches, please click here