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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.


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.