Ottawa·from the archives

Where do you skate in the capital?

From the Rideau Canal to newer options like the Rink of Dreams at City Hall to this year's Parliament Hill rink, Ottawa has long had a love affair with skating. But where do you hit your stride?

Skating in Ottawa over the years

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We dug through the CBC archives for some shots of Ottawans strapping on their skates. 0:27

Ottawa has long had a love affair with skating, as the CBC archival footage above, some dating back to the 1960s, shows.

From the Rideau Canal to newer options like the Rink of Dreams at City Hall to this year's Parliament Hill rink, locals and tourists alike rarely lack for options when cold weather arrives. They take it in stride, lacing up skates and hitting the ice.

But where do you prefer to skate in the National Capital Region? Let us know on Twitter and Facebook and we'll post some of your responses below.

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