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Compared to other cities around the world, Ottawa’s history is short but nevertheless interesting. We’ve evolved from a small town to the capital of a G7 country in a fairly short period of time. Many people have left their fingerprints on the capital, from Wilfred Laurier, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and more recently Jean Pigott, […]
Jacques Gréber is arguably the most important person in Ottawa’s history. If you want to know why Canada’s capital looks the way it does, then you can thank (or blame) this famous French architect who played a pivot role in our city’s development. Following a request by Prime Minister MacKenzie King, the Gréber Plan was released in 1950. […]