Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 14:00 to 15:30

Beaverbrook represents one of the first and the most complete examples in Canada of a fully designed community based on 20th century urban planning concepts. Bill Teron created Beaverbrook in the mid-1960's after touring new garden cities in Finland, Sweden, Scotland and the USA and consulting with such prominent modern architects as Arthur Erickson, Irving Grossman and Norbert Schoenaur. He envisioned Beaverbrook as a complete "Garden City" where Nature and green space make up 40 percent of the plan.

The walk will take you along pathways that link distinct Mid-Century Modern housing clusters, community buildings, and numerous small parks that make up the key elements of the planned garden community of Beaverbrook (originally intended to be part of the whole garden City of Kanata).

GUIDE: Neil Thomson is President of the Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association and a long-time resident of the neighbourhood.

Heritage Ottawa Members: $10 | Non-Members: $25

Space is Limited — Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment is required using our secure link below.

Please Note: You can register multiple people for the same tour in a single purchase. Additional tours, however, must be purchased separately

Registrations are effective only upon completion of payment, so make sure to CHECKOUT.

IMPORTANT!  Heritage Ottawa Members: In order to receive your discount, you must log-in to the website before clicking "Add to Cart" and placing your order. Follow these steps:

  • Click the Log In link located at very top right of this page and sign in.
  • Never signed in before or forgotten your password? Click the "Request New Password" tab and follow the instructions.
  • Once logged in, return to this page and place your order. The discount will display near the end of the CHECKOUT process.
MEET: Beaverbrook Mall, West Parking Lot (in front of Community Centre)
1002 Beaverbrook Road (West of Teron Road)
Kanata, ON K2K 1L1
10 slots available