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Discover Ottawa

If you would like to learn more about Canada and Canadian culture, and earn a General Education Credit, then the Ottawa MILE course is for you. Canadians share a common set of values that have shaped their culture,  their society and their system of governance. On the Ottawa MILE students will visit Ottawa and some of the local sites that embody these values. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit one of North America’s most beautiful cities and learn what makes Canadian society one of the most successful and vibrant democracies in history.


Oct. 20
Peterborough Canoe Museum, Ottawa Byward Market, City Bus Tour
Oct. 21
Governor General’s Residence, Canadian Mint, Canadian Museum of History
Oct. 22
Supreme Court, Parliament Hill & Question Period, House of Commons
Oct. 23
Notre Dame Cathedral, National Gallery, Group Dinner
Oct. 24
Canadian War Museum

A detailed daily itinerary will be given to all participants prior to departure.

Estimated total price

$790 CAD
This is the travel fee portion, which does NOT include tuition and/or extra course fees paid to Seneca College.

Price includes:

  • Roundtrip coach transportation from Toronto to Ottawa
  • 4 nights at Albert at Bay Suites Hotel Apartment triple occupancy suites (complete with kitchen)
  • Entrance fees and tour guide fees for tours listed in itinerary
  • Bus driver per diem + bus parking

Price does not include:

  • Meals
  • Dates
    October 20–24, 2014
  • Timing of Credit Granted
    Fall 2014 Gen Ed credit
    (MLE400 OT)
  • Contact
    Professor Marc Menard