Nestled on the banks of the majestic Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers,
Ottawa is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. A thriving
international technology and business centre and world class tourism and
convention destination, Ottawa is also rich in culture and heritage with
its many national institutions, parklands, waterways and historic architecture.
It is home to a large number of foreign embassies and is a recognized
centre for both academics and professional training. The city offers an
open and welcoming environment to cultures from around the world, providing
service in English, French, and a host of other languages. The city’s
residents enjoy an enviable quality of life that is recognized around
Ottawa's rich array of services and natural treasures allow the citizens
of this community to enjoy unparalleled health, comfort and economic
security. In return, the people of Ottawa share a profound pride in,
and affection for, their Capital -- its history and accomplishments,
and its magnificent potential. A bilingual place to live and grow, Ottawa
is ranked among the world’s most desirable cities to call home.