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OttawaStart's guide to Winterlude 2018

[ ](https://www.flickr.com/photos/40070323@N07/12470178255/) _ (Update via Canadian Heritage Feb. 16) _ Mother Nature is at it again! The weather conditions are forcing the Rideau Canal to close until further notice, so updates regarding the 38th Annual Accora Village Bed Race and the Waiters and Waitresses Race planned for this weekend on the skateway will be shared on our Twitter feed. ...

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Most of Rideau Canal Skateway is open

[ ](https://www.flickr.com/photos/36948326@N02/16221745526/in/photolist-qHsFMG-bA7A9H-qUSFPR-223pdUt-Sb9e6y-e3Fbvo-jnDpKA-bUSJCp-Nthr15-RAjd6U-qYJ8Bh-k3NSvC-f3E9iw-qJyQR8-nE1afw-9cmrBU-DrBFKY-e1pxzB-DC26zZ-k3LkRX-byuVme-p5jF1z-fi4crT-eZ2DM4-jH8qZt-bb2Sbz-bUSJCx-bJDUxx-dmGUDT-U7ySRq-fFC4A3-dU7b72-nXmrCn-qJrp5b-pNYnwZ-k3NQTu-e78rMW-jZWViV-Jw9sKd-rhTBRi-jH9R9j-dTMF9H-kbah3g-qCpjV9-q51RPN-hSjxCS-k3NRzu-4KRzc9-eHsdQL-qEa37U) Most of the Rideau Canal is now open, with a seven-kilometre stretch from Dow’s Lake all the way to Queen Street available for skating. Much of the canal is in good to very good condition, although the stretch from Concord Street North to Queen Street is listed as fair. ...