Lowertown (In French)

Photo: Malak Karsh / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / Mikan 4512355

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

The Byward Market has been an important commercial centre in Ottawa for nearly two centuries. The area is also at the heart of the struggle for francophone rights in Ontario. Find out more about francophone history in the heart of the capital on this tour of Lowertown.

The tour will be conducted in French.

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GUIDE: Mark Farine is a francophone teacher in Ottawa with a Master’s degree in history from the University of Ottawa. He is the author of numerous guided tours in Lowertown.


Heritage Ottawa Members: $5  /  Non-Members: $10  ( Payable by cash at start of the tour )

Please note: The tour will end at Major’s Hill Park.

MEET: Centre de services Guigues
159 Murray Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 5M7