The Capital City of Canada
This picturesque and safe city is the fourth largest city in Canada. Ottawa is cosmopolitan, with museums, galleries, performing arts and festivals but still has the feel of a small town, and is eminently affordable.
Most Educated City in Canada
Ottawa is known as being among the most educated in Canada and hosts a number of post-secondary, research, and cultural institutions.
The City of Diversity
Initially an Irish and French Christian settlement, Ottawa has become a multicultural city with a diverse population.
High Living Quality
Ottawa has a high standard of living and low unemployment. It ranks 14th out of 221 in the Mercer Quality of Living Survey, and it contains a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Colloquially known as The Hill, is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in Downtown Ottawa, Ontario. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings serves as the home of the Parliament of Canada and contains a number of architectural elements of national symbolic importance.