Rideau Canal

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Ri·deau Canal

A waterway, about 200 km (125 mi) long, of southeast Ontario, Canada, connecting the Ottawa River at Ottawa with Lake Ontario at Kingston. Constructed between 1826 and 1832, it follows the course of the Rideau River for much of its length.
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During the next two years, she single-handedly (OK her Jack Russell terrier, Tucker, came too) cruised the Rideau Waterway and Trent-Severn Waterway from spring through fall aboard her Flicka 20-foot sailboat equipped with a Yamaha 9.9 four-stroke outboard.
Q We are planning a trip through the Rideau Waterway in Canada this summer.