Ottawa - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

The gnats, bees, and mosquitos are crazy in the summer. They all die in the winter though. - Sep 2023

None. - Aug 2015

Bad mosquitoes in the summer. - May 2014

About the same as D.C. or Chicago. - Jul 2013

None, really. - Jan 2013

We have not noticed anything unusual. - Dec 2010

Enormous mosquitoes during the summer. I mean huge! They seem capable of carrying off small children! Also, tiny little biting black-flies are also annoying in the spring and summer. - Aug 2010

Mosquitoes are quite nasty in spring/early summer around the urban area. More exotic bugs (black flies, etc) can be found in the more rugged terrain located on the Gatineau side of the river. - Nov 2009

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