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Paul's Boat Line

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Walking ToursThe Department of Canadian Heritage has a visitor information center at 90 Wellington St., which is open daily 9-7. The center is closed Jan. 1, Christmas and day after Christmas. Information about local sightseeing tours and self-guiding walking tours is available; phone (844) 878-8333.

The Haunted Walk of Ottawa

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Ottawa, ON

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Travel Information

City Population

883,391

Elevation

87 m/285 ft.

Sales Tax

Ontario's Harmonized Sales Tax is 13 percent.

Emergency

911

Police (non-emergency)

(613) 236-1222

Fire (non-emergency)

(613) 580-2860

Temperature

(613) 998-3439

Road Conditions

511 or (800) 268-4686.

Hospitals

Montfort Hospital, (613) 746-4621; The Ottawa Hospital-Civic Campus, (613) 722-7000; The Ottawa Hospital-General Campus, (613) 772-7000.

Visitor Information

90 Wellington St. Ottawa, ON K1P 5L1. Phone:(613)237-5150 or (844)878-8333

Air Travel

Ottawa International Airport

Rental Cars

Hertz, (613) 521-3332 or (800) 654-3080, offers discounts to AAA members. For a complete list of rental agencies consult the telephone directory.

Rail Service

Via Rail's terminal, 200 Tremblay Rd. off Queensway (Hwy. 417), can be reached by city buses from Confederation Square. The station at 3347 Fallowfield Rd. can be reached by downtown bus 95; phone (888) 842-7245.

Buses

Greyhound Canada serves Montréal, Toronto, Mirabel Airport and other cities in Ontario, Québec and the United States. Its terminal, Ottawa Central Station, is at 265 Catherine St.; phone (613) 238-6668. City buses run by OC Transpo also serve the terminal.

Taxis

Cabs operate on the meter system, with a minimum charge of $3.85 plus $1.72 for each additional kilometre. In excess of four passengers and asking the driver to load and unload baggage costs extra.

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