Claude Jobin
Phone or Text: 613.804.7979
Email: claude@claudejobin.com

Molly Hoyle
Phone or Text: 613.277.5656
Email: mollyhoyle@royallepage.ca

Neighbourhoods in Ottawa


The Neighbourhood of Vanier Proximity to downtown! A multicultural lively neighbourhood: The French Quarter. 40% francophones and 60% Anglophones. Convenience: Enjoy the Rideau River and the Riverain Park with it’s seemingly endless bicycle path which leads you to Vincent Massey Park, Hog’s Back Park, and Mooney’s Bay Park. Access to Queensway. Bordered by Montreal Road, […]

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The Glebe

Central Park – The Glebe – Ottawa  The Glebe is a neighbourhood in Ottawa.  Bordered to the north by downtown, to east and the south by the Rideau Canal and to the west by Bronson Avenue.  The heart of the Glebe is Bank Street.   Bank street with it’s almost countless restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques oh and several pubs.  So […]

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Sandy Hill

Sandy Hill – Ottawa Sandy Hill (French: Côte-de-Sable) is a neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario, located just east of downtown. The neighbourhood is bordered on the west by the Rideau Canal and on the east by the Rideau River. To the north it stretches to Rideau Street and the Byward Market area while to the south […]

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Ottawa East

Old Ottawa East or Ottawa East is a neighbourhood of Ottawa, Canada. It is bordered by the Rideau Canal on the west and the Rideau River on the east.  Nort is Sandy Hill south is Ottawa South. The parks include Brantwood Park and Windsor Park. Old Ottawa East is along the longest ice rink in the world […]

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New Edinburgh

New Edinburgh is a small neighbourhood in Ottawa, Canada. It is located to the east of the downtown core. It is bordered on the west by the Rideau River, to the north by the Ottawa River, to the south by Beechwood Avenue, to the east the border is less regular but is marked in part […]

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Mooney’s Bay

Mooney’s Bay Park is a public park in Ottawa, Canada on the Rideau River. Its main entrance is on Riverside Drive, opposite Ridgewood Avenue, but can also be accessed from Hog’s Back Road. It has a beach, picnic areas, a children’s playground and is the site of the Terry Fox Stadium. Located at 2960 Riverside […]

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From the Blog

Architect – Thomas Fuller

With the sesquicentennial celebrations in full swing it’s an appropriate time to feature Thomas Fuller. Fuller was born in England in 1823. In 1857 he immigrated to Canada. Two years later his firm, Fuller and Jones was selected by the Governor General Sir Edmund Walker Head to design a Parliament House: the Centre Block. It […]

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A Guide to Canada Day in The Capital

Its going to be a big party! 500,000 big! To get things ready roads have started to close – read here but good luck keeping up as it will likely change on a moment by moment basis. There will be much to do outdoors and indoors this week-end. To make sure you don’t miss a […]

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Footbridge – Fifth Avenue and Clegg Street

After 110 years of planning the footbridge between Fifth Avenue and Clegg Street is being built. These pedestrian cycle bridges are great! Before the construction of the Somerset Street bridge to Overbrook getting to the bicycle path along the Rivierain Park meant first getting to the Cummings Bridge then going down. Not being a regular […]

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Aerial Drone Footage of Ottawa`s Iconic Landmarks

These provide a unique view of known Ottawa landmarks. A great contribution to the Canadian Sesquicentennial Celebrations and a delightful use of a drone! Parliament hill, the Supreme Court, the National War Memorial, and the Canadian War Museum. Helps balance out my recent perception of drones from Netflix. I`d forgotten the great things they can […]

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Clawfoot Tubs and the Dangers

They are quite lovely and very desirable. But given the wrong set of circumstances they create a threat for your walls and floors either by facilitating splashing or spillage – the wider expanse of open space around creates the danger. 49 total views, no views today

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The Future is Now
Viio Beauty Sound & Light

Generally I love my 1927 built in medicine cabinets but tonight after looking at the Viio mirrors I might look at them and find them short a trick or two. Another installment of the Future is Now with a mirror that has built in LED lighting, audio, anti-fog, blue-tooth, and hands-free calling. And they come […]

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Canada Day 150
Celebrations in the Capital

I’m starting to think of my plans for Canada Day! Our sesquicentennial celebration (love that word).  I typically like to make my way to the Hill for the speeches in the morning. Oh and this year The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall will be in attendance. She always has great hats – that will make […]

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Architect – Sir Christopher Wren

Christopher Wren, another from the list of top 10 architects of all times. He was born in 1632 in Wiltshire, he studied latin and the works of Aristotle at Oxford. Then science and mathematics. He became one of the most celebrated English architects after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Among other structures he […]

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