Friends of the Rideau want spotlight on canal

pg02-n-canalThe Rideau Canal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Ottawa's principal tourist attractions. A group of heritage advocates wants more interpreters during the Canada 150 celebrations in 2017. Heather Botham, Centretown NewsThe group that advocates protection and promotion of the Rideau Canal says interpretation of the world-class heritage attraction is “woefully underfunded and understaffed” and is pressing Environment Minister and Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna to do more to showcase the engineering landmark during Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations next year.

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