Take a Walk Through History - Join Our Ottawa City Walk

The English tour is now fully booked! There are few places left for the French tour. 

Date: Monday, 17th July 2023
Time: 9:00-12:00
Price of Tour: €25 per person
Starting Point: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

About the tour

We are delighted to have organised a unique walking tour to explore Ottawa city and learn more about its cultural heritage & fascinating history. This walk is exclusively for partners and family of WSC 2023 delegates.  

This 2.5-hour group walk will give you an opportunity to explore a new culture together with your old acquaintances or make new friends! You can chat with locals while making meaningful connections with people from all around the world.

The tour starts with a short presentation at Shaw Centre at 9:00 and continues with a walk past some of Ottawa’s main highlights among which the Canadian Suffragette Memorial, the National War Memorial, Elgin Street, Parliament Hill, The Fairmont Chateau, Courtyards at ByWard Market and ends at the Market Square.

This tour will be offered in 2 languages: English & French. It is organised by Ada van Krimpen (former ISI Director) & Eric Rancourt (Assistant Chief Statistician, StatCan).

Registration for City Walks now open

When registering for the Congress, you can opt to join either the French or English-speaking city walking tours for 25 Euros. If you have already registered, you can select your preferred city walking tour by editing your registration, by navigating to your profile, account, and then registrations. Here you will find an edit registration button.

For more information or questions about the tour, please contact Ms. Preeti Neema (p.neema@cbs.nl). We look forward to seeing you all there!

Registration & Fees  WSC 2023 Event Overview