CULTURAL DIVERSITY by Levone

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									CULTURAL DIVERSITY
• Ottawa is mosaic of different cultures, ideas and communities, contributing to the continuous economical and cultural innovation of the region. • Ottawa continues to be a receptive region for immigration. The nature of the region, makes it a popular destination for high skilled immigrants.
Source: Diversity in Ottawa, City of Ottawa www.ottawa.ca

CULTURE
• Ottawa’s cultural and recreational life is served in a rich and varied style due to the large political and diplomatic community. • Ottawa has cultural based entertainment areas such a Little Italy and China Town.

Source: City of Ottawa, culture www.ottawa.ca / Britannica Encyclopedia on line www.britannica.com

CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
• Ottawa boasts public and private art galleries, including the National Art Gallery of Canada. There are over 50 galleries and theatres in the region, showcasing the best of Canadian and International art, theatre, music, dance and performances. • Several of the nation’s most exciting museums are located in the Capital Region.
Source: City of Ottawa, culture www.ottawa,ca / Britannica Encyclopedia on line www.britannica.com

ENTERTAINMENT
• Ottawa hosts many of the country’s annual festivals. The largest chamber music festival in the world is held in this city, as are large blues and jazz festivals • Ottawa has a spirited downtown core with a rich selection of nightclubs, restaurants and theatres.
Source: www.tripadvisor.com

RECREATION
• Ottawa residents have the highest participation rate in golf and skiing in Canada. • Boating, beach going and water sports are very popular because of the large variety of waterways and lakes. The Ottawa river has developed a reputation as one of the most popular white water rafting rivers in Canada
Source: City of Ottawa, culture www.ottawa.ca, Source: www.tripadvisor.com

RECREATION
• Ottawa has an expansive network of hiking and biking paths, cross country and downhill ski trails & the world’s longest skating rink. Recreational activities such as golf, tennis, canoeing, hiking and cycling are popular among Ottawans • Ottawa support a National Hockey Team, The Senators, and a Junior Hockey Team, the Ottawa 67s.
Source: City of Ottawa, culture www.ottawa,ca, Source: www.tripadvisor.com

EXCEPTIONAL STANDARD OF LIVING
• Safe, clean and inviting region that always put families first. • Live downtown or in outlying villages without unreasonable commutes • Among the lowest crime rates in Canada • An excellent quality of life is essential to attracting and keeping the region’s most valuable asset – its workers.

EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE
• Compared to US counterparts, Ottawa ranks number three in North America in terms of quality of life, benefiting from a stable inflation rate. • Ottawa is the least expensive Canadian City to live in with a cost of living index of 75.6
Source: Mercer HR Consulting Report, Cost of Living Survey – 2006


								
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