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03-22-2010, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Inkling View Post
Ottawa has 236 and they get the local community involved. My understanding is that they are set up by the city but the local community does the day to day maintenance and the City gives the community a budget and they pay local teenagers to do some of the work and other work is done by volunteers. Because of that set up, the conditions vary a lot from neighbourhood to neighbourhood but they can be excellent as long as the weather cooperates.

There is a web site to monitor conditions:

http://www.ottawarinkconditions.ca/
Not that I think Ottawa is North enough to get the title, but I did think of the Rideau Canal almost right away.

My guess is that Russia has a few claims on this. Canada as well, though much has gone indoors.

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