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Ottawa Event Calendar

17SEPT

Ottawa International Animation Festival

September 17 - 21, 2014

 

25SEPT

RIBtoberfest

September 25 - 28, 2014
Sparks Street Village

 

15OCT

Rendez-vous des Saveurs de l'Outaouais

October 15 - 19, 2014
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2014-2015Ottawa Visitor Guide

View our Ottawa Visitor Guide online to plan your stay in Canada’s Capital region.

2014-2015 Ottawa Visitor Guide
 

Ottawa 2017

Special Needs Travellers

Special Needs Travellers
  • Physically disabled drivers and/or passengers who have a valid Ontario Accessible Parking Permit (which must be clearly displayed within the vehicle) are entitled to special parking privileges. See here for details on how to obtain a permit and where it can be used.
  • Many OC Transpo city busses are fully accessible. Paratranspo buses are used to transport patrons who cannot easily access regular bus routes and offers door-to-door service to qualified visitors. Call 613-244-7272 for information.
  • Many taxicabs are accessible and are marked with special license plates to indicate so.
  • 25% percent of all intersections with traffic lights have Audible Pedestrian Signals, which emit a sound that indicates to visually impaired pedestrians when it is safe to cross the street.
  • Fitness, recreation, aquatic, and arts programs have recently been expanded and adapted to meet the needs of the disabled.
  • Many city buildings are fully accessible.

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