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Radical walking tour of Ottawa history

Radical walking tour of Ottawa history

Duration:3 heures en tout
Languages:Proposée en Anglais

À propos de votre hôte

I’m passionate about history, politics, and opposing the 1%. A former university teacher (Ph.D.) and public servant, my expertise is local political, social and indigenous history, as evident by my small business, Peoples' History Walking Tours. My interest isn’t primarily academic. I’m a life-long activist in radical movements who also knows where a lot of Ottawa’s skeletons are hidden. George…
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Au programme

Our walking tour will focus on examples of theft, violence, and corruption by Ottawa's 1% during Ottawa’s early history (1820s to 1930s). Visiting the places where events took place, we'll also consider the resistance to those actions by the local population. We’ll visit places few tourists ever see, like ‘Corktown’, the shantytown of Irish labourers on the Rideau Canal. We’ll talk about people…

Autres informations utiles

The tour will not be strenuous. However, there are some steps involved. Please contact me in advance if you have mobility issues.

Ce qu'il faut apporter

Proper clothing for the outdoors.
Water
Sunscreen

Le lieu

Many of the places we’ll go – Byward Market, Major’s Hill Park, and Parliament Hill – are well-known. But we’ll also visit places that are largely unknown, even to local residents. One example is the now forgotten site of 'Corktown’, the shanty-town created by poverty-stricken Irish labourers on the Rideau Canal in the 1820s. Few people would suspect the now tranquil and unmarked site was once the scene of much misery and turmoil.

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Conditions d'annulation

Toute expérience peut être annulée et entièrement remboursée dans les 24 heures suivant l'achat.

Politique de communication

Communiquez toujours par l'intermédiaire d'Airbnb. Pour protéger votre paiement, ne transférez jamais d'argent et ne communiquez pas en dehors du site ou de l'application Airbnb.

Critères requis pour les voyageurs

Un maximum de 4 voyageurs âgés de 18 ou plus peuvent participer.

Plus de conseils

The tour will not be strenuous. However, there are some steps involved. Please contact me in advance if you have mobility issues.

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