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Local populations used the area for wild edible harvesting, hunting, fishing, trade, travel, and camps for over 6500 years.

The Ottawa river valley has archaeological sites with arrow heads, pottery, and stone tools.

Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec; the two form the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR).

As of 2016, Ottawa had a city population of 934,243 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada.

Three major rivers meet within Ottawa, making it an important trade and travel area for thousands of years.

Many missionaries would later follow the early explorers and traders.

Founded in 1826 as Bytown, and incorporated as Ottawa in 1855, the city has evolved into the political centre of Canada.

Its original boundaries were expanded through numerous annexations and were ultimately replaced by a new city incorporation and amalgamation in 2001 which significantly increased its land area.

The canal's military purpose was to provide a secure route between Montreal and Kingston on Lake Ontario, bypassing a particularly vulnerable stretch of the St.