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  • Get information in our Ottawa guide

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  • Exchange tips about expat life in Ottawa

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    When I started my new business in Ottawa, I found several contacts in expat circles due to the InterNations Ottawa community.

InterNations - A Place for French in Ottawa

Bonjour to all of our French in Ottawa! Are you interested in getting to know fellow French expats in Ottawa? Are you looking for advice from other French, e.g. which bars in Ottawa will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for foie gras?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Ottawa. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of French expats, coming from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France.

An amazing community is waiting for you!

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Meet fellow French at our events in Ottawa

Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow French in Ottawa.

Jul 13, 2024, 11:00 PM
55 attendees
Hello everyone, Get ready for a fantastic time at Jack Astro's Bar & Grill in Lansdowne on Saturday, July 13th. We're kicking things off a bit earlier this time to soak up the amazing weather and enj
May 18, 2024, 12:00 AM
56 attendees
Please join us at Jack Astro's Bar & Grill, Lansdowne on Friday, May 17th to meet up with your fellow InterNations members, network, make new friends, grab a drink or a bite. Let's make the most of th
Apr 28, 2024, 1:00 AM
29 attendees
Let's meet this coming Saturday at Craft's Beer Market, Landsdown (the Glebe). Come to meet with new friends or catch-up with old ones. Have a bite or taste one of almost 100 local beers. No agenda
Mar 28, 2024, 11:00 PM
33 attendees
Dear InterNations Ottawa community! Do not miss the first event of the spring. This time we will be meeting at "Ottawa's Original Party Pub" - The Presott on Preston, Little Italy. Prescott is one of

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    From France, living in Ottawa
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    From France, living in Ottawa
  • Community Member
    From France, living in Ottawa
  • Community Member
    From France, living in Ottawa
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    From France, living in Ottawa

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French Expats in Ottawa Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where French expats in Ottawa exchange experiences and tips to support each other. Canada's capital, named after the Odaawaa first nations people and now nicknamed "Bytown", can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Ottawa’s French expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow French expats in Ottawa.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Ottawa to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow French in Ottawa at Our Events

Our community in Ottawa is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Ottawa’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other French expats to explore the sublime Canadian Rockies. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from France in your local community as well as French in Canada nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our French living in Ottawa!