Highway to Health and Welfare Canada, the NCC Bike Paths

In 1970 the National Capital Commission announced plans for an extensive network of bike paths for the Ottawa region.1 In the spring of 1971 the surprise was that some of the paths were ready for use, weather permitting 2 Shortly thereafter the plans for the full 80 km of paths were released, incuding the River Parkway … Continue reading Highway to Health and Welfare Canada, the NCC Bike Paths

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Google hates Britannia Village!

Whither Britannia Village? If you happen to search Google Maps for "Britannia Village" you get taken to a place called "Britannia Bay", which is apparently centered on the intersection of Britannia Road and Cassels St. Of course "Britannia Bay" is the old (since at least 1891 to 1950s?) Post Office District designation which included what we … Continue reading Google hates Britannia Village!