This morning visiting dignitaries officially opened the opening in the fence at Champlain Park, then went down to Remic Rapids for the SJAM Ski Festival.
Here’s part of the story, in photos and video.
Early Morning Gathering at the Fence.
Video of Getting into Position for Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting with I think left to right: Gary Lacey (Executive Director, Capital Stewardship, NCC), Sue Holloway (four-time Olympian), Her Excellency Anne Kari H. Ovind (Norwegian Ambassador), Jeff Leiper (City Councillor for Kitchissippi Ward), Dave Adams (kneeling, Winter Trail Manager and Head Groomer), Yasir Naqvi (MPP Ottawa Centre), Young Spiderman (possibly a relative of Yasir), Unknown.
Public Photo Opportunity.