Former name of the city of Ottawa. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Chosen by the
queen as capital, 85; suggestion came from Sir Edmund Head, 85;
opposition to decision in Parliament, 85. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) An all-water route
between Montreal and Kingston, 75; favoured by some persons as capital,
1843, 181. (Lord Elgin era) Water communication established with Montreal, 98. See
also Ottawa. =Bib.=: Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vols.
1 and 3.