Fun Facts/Faits Interessants

1. The Vanier MuseoParc in Richelieu Park houses what is very likely Canada’s only urban sugar bush, the Cabane a Sucre Action Vanier, which is open year-round and hosts a maple syrup festival every spring.

2. Until 2001, Vanier was its own, separate municipality, not considered part of Ottawa.

3. The city now called Vanier was known as Eastview until 1969, when it was renamed to honour Georges Vanier, the first French-Canadian Governor General.

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