Whether you’re Military, RCMP or Corporate we are happy to assist you with your relocation to Ottawa. We're sure you have a million questions about the area ... this page has been designed to help you find everything from schools and shopping malls to walk-in clinics, arenas and fitness centres.
Things to See and Places to Go ...
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board
Conseil de district des écoles séparées de langue française, #66
Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario
La Cité collegiale
University of Ottawa
Private schools in Ottawa offer a variety of academic, specialty, and language instruction. Ashbury College, Elmwood School, Turnbull School and Lycée Claudel have a long tradition of serving the Ottawa community.
If you know the name of a school and would like to check its ratings based on the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)
The City of Ottawa offers an on-line search that can help you identify licensed child care programs in your area.
The Ottawa Hospital is a leading academic health sciences centre and offers service in both French and English at three campuses:
- General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6
Telelphone: 613 722-7000
- Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4E9
Telephone: 613 722-7000
- Riverside Campus,1967 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7W9
Telephone: 613 722-7000
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is located at 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L1.
Telephone: 613 737-7600
The Montfort Hospital is located in the east end of Ottawa at 713 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 0T2.
Telephone: 613 746-4621
The Queensway Carleton Hospital is located in the west end of Ottawa at 3045 Baseline Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2H 8P4.
Telephone: 613 721-2000
Family Physicians & Walk-in Clinics: Finding a family doctor is a challenge when you move frequently but this list of available doctors should give you a place to start your search:
If you require non-emergency medical attention prior to finding a new physician this list of Ottawa’sWalk-In Clinics will help you get the attention you need:
Sports & Recreation
The City of Ottawa has a very comprehensive website (www.ottawa.ca) where you’ll find answers to your questions about recreational programs, City run facilities, parks or pools. You can even register online for courses and activities.
YMCA National Capital Region
The Canadian Tulip Festival, a celebration of spring, is famous for its colourful garden displays throughout the city.
In the summer the capital comes alive with the sound of music courtesy of the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, Bluesfest and many others!
In February Ottawa honours winter with a festival that attracts a million visitors to the city each year. Winterlude is a toast to our icy Canadian winters and includes stunning ice sculptures, ice slides, skating on the world’s longest skating rink and hot beavertails!
Whatever you or your family fancies, chances are there’s a festival for it! Click on this link to discover Upcoming Events.
Shopping, Shopping and More Shopping
St. Laurent Shopping Centre Place D'Orleans Shopping Centre Rideau Centre Billings Bridge Mall
Bayshore Shopping Centre Hazeldean Mall 240 Sparks Sparks Street Mall
L'Esplanade Laurier Carlingwood Mall Merivale Mall Ottawa Trainyards