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Hamilton students and faculty in Ottawa.
Hamilton students and faculty in Ottawa.

French Classes Visit Ottawa

Posted March 15, 2010
Tags 2002 French
Five students and three French faculty members spent the weekend of March 5-7 exploring Ottawa, the Canadian capital. The group was led by Visiting Assistant Professor of French Julie Kruidenier Tolliver '02, a native of the Ottawa region. The students and faculty experienced the distinctive character of a bilingual city situated at the juncture of anglophone Ontario and francophone Quebec.

Highlights of the trip included a two-night stay at the Ottawa Jail, a former prison turned youth hostel; guided tours in French at both the Musée canadien des civilisations and the Canadian Parliament; and a visit to the ByWard Market (Marché By), where students sampled Beavertails, a sugar-laden pastry made famous by President Obama's visit to Ottawa last year.

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