A stretch of spring-like weather had Ottawa's downtown residents
heading to public spaces in droves. Here are some of the locals we met.


A motorized bicycle is a great way to enjoy the weather while scooting around the city. Anthony of Bambino’s Bikes shows off his addition to a standard two-wheeler.

A lunchtime crowd fills the benches outside the Byward Café. With spring approaching, it won’t be long before the market is bustling at all hours.

Warm weather brings this couple to Confederation Park.

Former pilot Frank Kobe is seen here commanding the attention his dogs, Precious and K.C., who are well known on the Elgin Street strip for their excellent behaviour.

With snow almost completely melted, passerby Jordan Power is free to enjoy the underside of Maman.

Ottawa native Laura Goubko suns herself in a courtyard off Murray Street.

Surveyor Randy Fitzpatrick stands inside construction barriers across from the U.S embassy on Sussex Street. He says that he enjoys the great weather, despite the fact that the sun can make his job more difficult.

It won’t be long before fruit and vegetable vendors join the More Flowers stand in the Byward Market. Vicky Scola is seen here purchasing a single red rose for her apartment.

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