Ottawa International Airport is part of the “Eastern Triangle,” Canada’s busiest air corridor, between Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto. It’s Ontario’s second-busiest airport.
Ottawa International Airport is a 20-minute drive from Parliament Hill.
Major roads include Hwy. 417, Airport Parkway, Hunt Club Road, and Walkley Road.
Mooney’s Bay is home to fish species such as panfish, crappies, bluegills, sunfish and minnows.
Hurdman Park is home to many species of butterflies, including skippers, named for their rapid and skipping flight.
Nearly one-third of residents identify as immigrants, with Lebanon the most common country of origin, followed by the Philippines and China.
Arabic and Mandarin are the most common non-official languages, with Arabic accounting for almost 10% of the riding.
About 60% of the population aged 15 years and above have some kind of post-secondary education.
The RA Centre is the largest not-for-profit recreation and leisure facility in Ottawa. It has over 22,000 members and offers over 50 activities. This includes access to an arena, curling rinks, soccer fields, softball diamonds, racquet courts, and 10 fitness facilities.
During summer, Vincent Massey Park becomes popular for its picnic tables and barbecue pits.
The City of Ottawa has Canada’s largest playground at Mooney’s Bay Park. The playground is in the shape of Canada and stretches more than 4,000 square metres.
Hurdman Station is named after Charles Hurdman, an early-19th-century settler. His descendants won a contract to destroy streetcar tracks in Ottawa during the 1950s through their company, Hurdman Paving Ltd.
The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest acute care hospitals. The hospital’s General and Riverside campuses are in the riding, along with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
Average family income is $91,907.
Public service, health care, and retail trade are top employment categories.
Jim Durrell Recreation Centre is included in Hydro Ottawa’s $6 million solar panel installation project.
Forbes ranked Ottawa in 2007 as the fourth-cleanest of 300 major cities around the world.
Ottawa’s oldest surviving frame building (1829) is found on the Billings Estate, near the Rideau River.
The buildings that house the Federal Study Centre were built in the 1960s for a religious order to house a convent, novitiate, and high school. Today, the 12 interconnected pavilions have federal heritage status.
Indigenous communities in this riding include:
MNO Ottawa Region Métis Council