Your tour guide is Brian McDougall, a former public servant, university teacher and long-time activist in Ottawa. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Indigenous and Canadian Studies at Carleton University.

As a teacher, policy-wonk, trade unionist and social movement activist, Brian has lots of experience with Indigenous issues, anti-racism, women’s rights, anti-war movements, the struggle for gay rights, workers’ rights and other social justice issues.

He is a member of local organizations such as Solidarity Ottawa, Stop Windmill, the Worker’s History Museum, and Heritage Ottawa Brian encourages you to visit their websites for more information.

Brian’s passion and enthusiasm for telling the unique stories about peoples’ history in Ottawa make his tours inspiring, often provocative and never boring.