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Bytown:

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, city (1991 pop. 313,987), capital of Canada, SE Ont., at the confluence of the Ottawa and Rideau rivers and across the Ottawa from Gatineau, Que. The Rideau Canal separates the city into upper and lower towns; along its banks and those of the rivers are many landscaped
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, Canada.
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The church was initially planned as a simple parish church in 1839, and was transformed in stature and design as it achieved the status of cathedral for the new Catholic Diocese of Bytown in 1847 and then basilica in 1879.
Kinley Award by The Navy League of Canada's Vice-President Maritime Affairs, Captain Harry Harsch, RCN (Ret'd), at a Maritime Affairs Luncheon at HMCS Bytown.
Named for a nineteenth-century British military commander and hero of the Battle of Waterloo, William Henry Paget (1768-1854), first Marquess of Anglesey (who never visited North America, much less Bytown, as Ottawa was known prior to 1855), Anglesea Square was carved out of crown lands reserved for munitions and military exercises ("Anglesea" 2).
His family emigrated to Canada in 1845 and settled in Bytown, later renamed Ottawa by Queen Victoria.
Other guests were steamboat passengers heading upstream to Bytown (Ottawa) or downstream to Quebec City, others moving by stage or by cab to Albany or New York City via Laprairie and St John, to Lachine, Prescott, Aylmer or North Williamsburg, Finch, Osnabruck or Kingston, occasionally an Indian to Saint-Regis.
Brandon Corcoran and Laura Smith investigate the founding of the Friends of Ireland in Bytown to the dismay of Scotsman Bishop Alexander Macdonell.
A plusieurs reprises, l'histoire de la capitale est convoquee, la Basse-Ville etant, entre autres, presentee comme << le berceau de Bytown, le noyau historique de la grande ville d'Ottawa >> (14) et les edifices a demolir comme constituant << a historical connection linking our present generation to those resilient individuals who settled on this swampy riverbank >>.
Pignat's attention to detail attunes us to the rotting stench of sickness on the boat, allows us to feel the crisp winds of winter along the Ottawa Canal and vividly see the markets of Bytown where Kit finds her sister.
Boards of police were created to regulate affairs: in Toronto, Kingston, Cornwall and Bytown (now Ottawa), this was done by special Acts of Incorporation.
No consideration was given for his extensive prior employment, experience gained or training and qualifications already earned let alone the positions held within the HMCS Bytown Wardroom Mess Committee.
The Corktown Bridge was the nomination of the Bytown Museum, a nomination that was supported by the Irish Society of the National Capital Region, the Ottawa District Labour Council and the Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa.
Attendees who wish to strike off on their own will find a bewildering assortment of attractions within walking distance of the conference hotel: among museums, the Bank of Canada/Currency Museum, the historic Bytown Museum, National Archives of Canada, and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography; other nearby attractions include the historic Byward Market (where President Obama bought the confection called "beaver-tail"), the beautiful Ottawa River walkways, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.