Eastern Ontario Page
several sizable cities in Eastern Ontario besides Ottawa. Cornwall, about a 90-minute drive southeast
of Ottawa, is a city of 46,000 people with a bridge link to the United States
that is experiencing a revitalisation after the closing of several polluting
industrial plants. Brockville, about an
hour-long drive south of Ottawa, was the first incorporated municipality in
Canada, and today is a thriving city of 22,000.
Kingston, a two-hour drive southwest of Ottawa, was Canada’s first
capital city, and now boasts a population of 117,000. Pembroke, a city of 14,000 about two hours
northwest of Ottawa, has a small transit system, and there is an employee
shuttle for the Atomic Energy of Canada laboratories in Chalk River. In addition, there are several smaller towns,
with farmland and scenic drives all over the area. Click on the links below to see pictures of buses
in Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston, and Pembroke.