New to Ottawa? As Canada's Capital, Ottawa offers an extraordinary quality of life - history, charm and vibrancy; superb museums and cultural attractions; an unending list of festivals and special events throughout all seasons; a rich selection of nightclubs, restaurants and theatres; an expansive network of hiking and biking paths, cross-country and downhill ski trails; world-class educational and healthcare facilities. Whether you are looking for a home in one of Ottawa's older but vibrant neighbourhoods or in its growing suburban communities, Ottawa is one of the best cities in the world in which to work, play and live.
Ottawa Real Estate Board: Provides maps showing residential neighbourhoods.
City of Ottawa: Information on local government programs and services: parks and recreation; library service; garbage and recycling; family and social services; police, fire and ambulance services; property taxes and other municipal billings.
OC Transpo: Information on public transit in Ottawa including bus routes, schedules and fares.
Ottawa Police Services: Ottawa police services and community programs as well as crime statistics.
National Capital Commission (Federal government department responsible for planning and administration of boulevards and monuments in Canada's Capital, parks and heritage buildings, national festivals etc.)
The following web sites provide a wide range of information and more links on Ottawa.