Welcome to Ottawa
Canada's Capitol Region
Relocating to Ottawa? You've come to the right place, we'll help you understand the layout of the city and features of each area.
Ottawa is home to Canada's federal government and a large portion of the workforce are civil servants. To the west the suburb of Kanata is home to Ottawa's high-tech sector, often referred to as "Silicon Valley North".
Here's a little video about Ottawa -->
To get a feel for the different neighbourhoods of Ottawa take a look at these WalkScore® maps of the city, and check out the different neighbourhoods throughout the town via Ottawa Neighbourhood Study.
If you're curious what recreation facilities, parks, libraries, scools and developments are going on in t the area visit In My Neighbourhood, an interactive map created by the City of Ottawa.
You can see what's for sale in these areas from our Community Homes for Sale page or Ottawa Map Search.
A few of the key questions people relocating to Ottawa usually ask are related to schools, crime and travel time.
To determine what school your children would attend;
Grade Kindergarten - 8 school locator
Grade 9 - 12 school locator
To view the Ottawa Police
Visit CrimeReports and enter "Ottawa"
To see how long your travel time by car, transit, bike or walking you can use the interactive travel time map from WalkScore®, just click on "Commute Time".
For more information on Ottawa's Transit System; OCTranspo
Check out the current travel map & travel planner, and also the proposed 2018 revamp when the launch the light rail system.