So far Ottawa is great, just like Canada! They use loonies and twonies and everyone drives on the right side of the road and there's even a mall! The only weird thing is the way they name the streets: "Road Nicholas" (or "Rue", as the natives call it) instead of Nicholas Road, and so forth.
(And the hotel has wireless, although you have to use a foot-pump to keep it powered up)
If the rest of the weekend goes as well, I might just dub Ottawa as being in the general vicinity of the Center of the Universe!