Ottawa - Post Report Question and Answers

Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

No. Most everything I’ve seen is accessible. - Sep 2023

I imagine it would be comparable to any American city. - Aug 2015

No. - May 2014

Navigating the snow drifts. The building are mostly accessible but sidewalks and roads slowly shrink over the winter. - Jul 2013

Not too many. I haven't paid very close attention, but most buildings seem to be built to similar standards as U.S. buildings. - Jan 2013

It probably would not be too difficult. - Dec 2010

Noting notable. It's very accessible. The only concern would be the heavy snowfalls that make pathways icy and bumpy. The city does a great job of snow removal, though. - Aug 2010

Winter time is difficult but Ottawa does have snow clearing down to a science so it's not as horrific as it would seem to be. In the summer, it is probably on par with any other forward-thinking city in terms of accessibility. - Nov 2009

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