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ALGONQUIN ANIMAL HOSPITAL Vaccinations Medical Endoscopy Health Exams Dental In-House Lab Surgical X-Rays Microchipping Dr.B. Stewart Dr.K. Holzman Dr.K. Mclntosh Dr. D. Walker Dr. M. Lamoureux Dr.S. Meleck Dr. K. MacKenzie WEWELCOME NEW PATIENTS 613-224-5701 1945 Baseline Road (Just East of Woodro e Ave.) www.algonquinanimalhospital.ca

PFLAG Ottawa

613-860-7138

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613-563-4818

Pink Triangle Youth Group (up to age 24) ...........

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transsexual

Services

Projet Jeunesse Idem................

819-776-1445

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613-562-5800x3161

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Pride Centre of University of Ottawa

Testing For STI

613-564-3950

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Sex / Birth

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613-749-4584

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Young/Single Parent Support Network Ottawa

Assistance

Social Benefits Tribunal

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1-800-268-7095

Employment Ontario

1-800-387-5656

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O.S.A.P..................Toll Free

1-888-815-4514

Legal / Credit Bureau / Tax

Ottawa Legal Service

613-580-2424x14465

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Legal Aid Ontario

1-800-668-8258

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1-866-637-3888

County of Carleton Law Association................

Legal Line offers you free legal information (not

legal advice)

416-736-5029

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Fax:

416-929-3400

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Equifax..................Toll Free

1-800-465-7166

TransUnion............Toll Free

1-800-663-9980

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1-800-267-6999

Canada Customs & Revenue Agency................

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OTTAWA AND ITS HISTORY

The History of Ottawa, capital of Canada, was

shaped by events such as the construction of the

Rideau Canal, the lumber industry, the choice of

Ottawa as the location of Canada’s capital, as

well as American and European influences and

interactions. By 1914, Ottawa’s population had

surpassed 100,000 and today it is the capital

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of a G7 country whose metropolitan population

exceeds one million.

For centuries, Algonquin people have portaged

through the waterways of both the Ottawa River

and the Rideau River while passing through the

area. French explorer Étienne Brûlé was credited

as the first European to see the Chaudière Falls

in 1610, and he too had to portage past them to

get further inland. No settlement occurred until

the early 1800s after early Gatineau was founded

near the falls, but across the Ottawa River from

Ottawa.

The construction of the Rideau Canal, spurred by

concerns for defense following the War of 1812

and plans made by Colonel By and Governor

General Dalhousie began shortly after September

26, 1826 when Ottawa’s predecessor, Bytown

was founded. The founding was marked by a

sod turning, and a letter from Dalhousie which

authorized Colonel By to divide up the town into

lots.[1] The town developed into a site for the

timber, and later sawed lumber trade, causing

growth so that by 1855, the City of Ottawa was

incorporated. Shortly afterward, Queen Victoria

chose Ottawa as the capital of Canada; and the

parliament buildings on Parliament Hill were soon

completed. Also at this time, increased export

sales led it to connect by rail to facilitate shipment

to markets especially in the United States. In the

early 1900s the lumber industry waned as both

supply and demand lessened.

Growth continued in the 20th century, and by

the 1960s, the Greber Plan transformed the

capital’s appearance and removed much of

the old industrial infrastructure. By the 1980s,

Ottawa had become known as Silicon Valley

North after large high tech companies formed,

bringing economic prosperity and assisting in

causing large increases in population in the last

several decades of the century. In 2001, the city

amalgamated all areas in the former region, and

today plans continue in areas such as growth and

transportation.