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Bruce Burwell

Community Writer

Bruce Burwell is a retired hi-tech guy who enjoys exploring everything Ottawa has to offer. He loves music and theater and has enjoyed writing apt613 pieces about things that are a little quirky. He hates Brussels sprouts and has difficulty relating to people who enjoy them.


Takeout Talk: What are you ordering this weekend?

In this weekly feature, Apt613 asks blog contributors and local figures about their takeout habits and highlights—to help you find new tasty treats to discover or revisit when you’re just OVER IT with making dinner. This week, some of Apt613’s regular contributors share their latest recs and weekend food plans. 

613 Geotours: Princess Louise Falls, a hidden gem in Orleans

This week’s geotour is a scenic spot with some nice walking trails around it. If you haven’t been to Princess Louise Falls in Orleans before, then it’s definitely worth a visit. It looks like something that you should be seeing in a tropical jungle in South America, not in the suburbs of Ottawa.

613 Geotours: Route Canal

This week’s geotour starts and ends where the Rideau Canal enters the Ottawa River, just below the Chateau Laurier. The tour will feature a moderate walk or bike ride between two provinces and reveal the history of why the Rideau Canal ends where it does.