Reevely: NCC's starting to flood the canal, Ottawa's best thing

By David Reevely, Ottawa Citizen, December 27, 2017

The National Capital Commission’s crews have begun flooding the Rideau Canal to thicken the ice and smooth it for skating.

We’ve had a couple of crummy skating seasons in a row: the shortest and the second-shortest ever. Maybe this year breaks the pattern, though as always, any speculation on when the first civilians might go out for a twirl is irresponsible.

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