And they're off! Skateway opened bright and early Sunday

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By the Ottawa Citizen, December 30, 2018

Get your blades sharpened Ottawa.

The beloved Rideau Canal Skateway opened for business Sunday morning at 8 a.m.

The NCC announced a 2.7-kilometre stretch of the iconic attraction will be available, between the Bank Street and Pretoria bridges and including the the Patterson Creek arm.

The weather is looking pretty skate-friendly, opening with a mix of sun and cloud, becoming cloudier in the afternoon with a 60 per cent chance of flurries.

By mid-afternoon Sunday the NCC rated the open section as fair. Cold weather is forecast for Sunday night, but the high will reach 0 C both Monday and Tuesday before cold weather returns.

Brewery Creek in Gatineau also opened for skating Sunday.

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