Ottawa is Canada's capital city and it is its fourth largest city in Canada with a population of about 900,000 residents. Ottawa is a mix of Canada's Anglo and Franco cultures and it is the home of the Canadian Federal Government. Public Service of Canada employs large majorities of people that live in Ottawa while many other people are employed by the high-tech and health services industry.
There are many fun and interesting things to do in Ottawa and many tourists come here every year to explore Canada's capital. If you enjoy politics and history, the Canadian Parliament Building and the Château Laurier are great places to visit. If you visit Ottawa in the wintertime, be sure to rent a pair of skates and skate with thousands along the picturesque Rideau Canal. There are also many great national museums in Ottawa that are a great way to spend an afternoon. Come to Ottawa and visit the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian War Museum, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, or any one of Ottawa's great museums or galleries.