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An expert guide will highlight historic features as the bus passes through the well-known neighborhoods of downtown, Little Italy, Chinatown, Sandy Hill, Vanier, the cemeteries of Notre-Dame and Beechwood, Manor Park, Lowertown West, Gatineau’s Hull district (Museum and Portuguese neighbourhoods), the Portage bridge, downtown Ottawa’s Parliamentary Precinct and the picturesque Byward Market. (Departure Point: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive)

Tour Guide’s Biography: David Jeanes is past president of Heritage Ottawa and a resident of Ottawa since arriving as an immigrant from England in 1957. He has been leading walking and bus tours of Ottawa for eighteen years and has special interests in railway history, transportation, architecture and genealogy.