Queen Victoria designated Ottawa as the capital city of Canada in 1857. At that time it was little more than a remote outpost in the middle of the country, at the confluence of three major rivers. Today, the modest but buzzing metropolis has earned the nickname “Silicon Valley of the North.” In addition to being the political centre of Canada, Ottawa is home to a bustling tech industry and boasts the highest standard of living in the country.
Arrive with confidence
With ARIANNE’s in-depth relocation guide, you can count on a swifter, smoother transition to this charmed city. Navigate the urban landscape and discover its hidden gems, so you can have fun and get things done.