5 km stretch of Rideau Canal Skateway now open

The Rideau Canal’s 48th skating season is here.

The National Capital Commission says a 5 km stretch of the world’s largest skating rink (7.8 km in total) opened at 8 a.m. Friday morning.

You’ll be able to lace up and skate from the Bronson rest area to the Pretoria Bridge, including all of Dow’s Lake.