Ice blasting, Rideau River, Ottawa
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Ice blasting, Rideau River, Ottawa

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Every year in early spring, ice blasting is carried out on the Rideau River in Ottawa. If the blasting does not take place, ice flows can block the flow causing flooding to communities along the river.

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A: Ice blasting, Rideau River, Ottawa

Par Martin Broomfield, à 170 mètres

Every year in early spring, ice blasting is carried out on the Rideau River in Ottawa. If the blastin...

Ice blasting, Rideau River, Ottawa

B: Minto Bridges over the Rideau River, New Edinburgh, Ottawa, Canada

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The Minto Bridges, crossing the Rideau river at New Edinburgh, Ottawa. The Old City Hall, on Green Is...

Minto Bridges over the Rideau River, New Edinburgh, Ottawa, Canada

C: Minto Bridges over the Rideau River, New Edinburgh, Ottawa, Canada

Par Martin Broomfield, à 220 mètres

The Minto Bridges, crossing the Rideau river at New Edinburgh, Ottawa. The Old City Hall, on Green Is...

Minto Bridges over the Rideau River, New Edinburgh, Ottawa, Canada

D: Old City Hall, Ottawa

Par Martin Broomfield, à 340 mètres

Old City Hall, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa. The original building was constructed in 1958 and expanded i...

Old City Hall, Ottawa

E: Old City Hall, Ottawa

Par Martin Broomfield, à 370 mètres

Old City Hall, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa. The original building was constructed in 1958 and expanded i...

Old City Hall, Ottawa

F: Old City Hall, Ottawa

Par Martin Broomfield, à 470 mètres

Old City Hall, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa. The original building was constructed in 1958 and expanded i...

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G: Ice Covering, Rideau Falls, Ottawa

Par Martin Broomfield, à 550 mètres

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rideau_FallsThe Rideau Falls are two waterfalls located ...

Ice Covering, Rideau Falls, Ottawa

H: Rideau Falls, Ottawa

Par Martin Broomfield, à 550 mètres

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rideau_FallsThe Rideau Falls are two waterfalls located ...

Rideau Falls, Ottawa

I: Rideau Falls, Ottawa

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From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rideau_FallsThe Rideau Falls are two waterfalls located ...

Rideau Falls, Ottawa

J: Osmosis Statue, Rideau Hall, Ottawa

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The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.

While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.

On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..

When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?

But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).

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Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).

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"It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, Vancouver

Text by Steve Smith.

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