Les Chemins d'eau

Discover the heritage of the Outaouais


Welcome in the Outaouais, on Les Chemins d'eau tourist route.

When entering Les Chemins d'eau, look for the information terminals where you will find a QR code. Scan the QR code on the seven terminals installed all along the way and enter to participate in our contest. Seven terminals, so seven chances to win!

In addition, download exclusive podcasts on the heritage of the Outaouais and its territories.



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Episode 1

Discover or rediscover the Outaouais


In this episode, meet our protagonists who are embarking on a journey to discover and rediscover the Outaouais by following Les Chemins d'eau tourist route. For one, it's a return to her roots, for the other, it's the beginning of a new adventure!

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Episode 2

The river, at the heart of the Outaouais

Guests: Roger Blanchette, Michel Riberdy, Marie Josée Bourgeois, Raymond Ouimet


Is the Outaouais synonymous with the Western Townships (les Cantons de l’Ouest) ? Yes, it is! In this episode, our guest historians describe how the townships were created in Quebec following the American Revolution. The river played an important role in the development of the Outaouais: learn why by listening to this podcast!

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Episode 3

Ottawa River: the surfing hot spot?

Guests: Anne-Marie Lachapelle, Gabriel Poirier-Roy


River surfing is very popular in Quebec, especially in the Outaouais. In what ways? In this episode, our guest surfers tell us about the characteristics that allow them to live their passion, but also about the history of these shallow waters, where the rocks are marked with fossils.

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Episode 4

A roadtrip to discover the Outaouais (available in French only)

Guests: Julien Morissette, Roger Blanchette, Julie Kinnear


In this episode hosted by Julien Morissette of Transistor Média, together with Julie Kinnear, CEO of Outaouais Tourism, and historian Roger Blanchette, we learn that Les Chemins d'eau tourist route leads to the history of the Outaouais. Recorded in Old Aylmer, the podcast explains that the Chemins d'eau lead to many attractions of the region.

Episode 1

Discover or rediscover the Outaouais

Episode 2

The river, at the heart of the Outaouais

Episode 3

Ottawa River: the surfing hot spot?

Episode 4

A roadtrip to discover the Outaouais (available in French only)

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