The museum in the middle of nowhere

It really is an embarassment that we have stuck a national treasure where it is hard even for locals to find and get to.

With no subway or really useful light rail (right now anyway), Ottawa’s options for easy-to-reach tourism areas are severely limited, so attractions should therefore be clustered and easily accessible. And that’s what makes the federal government’s decision to double-down on a mouldy, old, asbestos-ridden bread factory in a dumpy part of town as the location to showcase all of the advances we’ve made as a society so disappointing.