Capital Neighbourhoods explores the history of seven of Ottawa's urban communities using an interactive map that traces the location of many of the city's most interesting and important sites. From Stanley Cups to assassinations and canal builders to cold war espionage, readers will discover the real Ottawa beyond Parliament Hill and the seat of government.

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To get started, just click on the first neighbourhood you want to explore: Lowertown, Centretown, Sandy Hill, the Glebe, Downtown, Centretown West, New Edinburgh.

The next time you walk Ottawa's urban streets, take some time to look around and discover the history that surrounds you.