Heritage Passages gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.

Project Partners

Carleton University Library – Archives and Research Collections

University Librarian
Margaret Haines
Department Head (Archives and Research Collections) and Project Manager
Patti Harper
Manager, Library Administrative Services
Gilles Monast
Research and Content Development
Amy Barnes
John Richan
Colin Stovel
Natalie Whidden

Carleton Hypertext and Hypermedia Lab

Brian Greenspan
Content Development
Jessica Aldred
Lauren Burr
Patricia Corrigan
Chris Eaket
Tom Everrett
Philip Horwitz
Jennifer Whitson

Carleton Immersive Media Studio

Stephen Fai
Content Development
Amanda Conforti
Alex Chouinard
Shirley Liu
Carolina Mellado
Ken Percy
Mikael Sydor
Nevil Wood

Bytown Museum

Collections and Exhibitions Manager
Grant Vogl
Research and Content Development
Brandon McDonald


We would like to thank and acknowledge the following people and organizations for their contributions to Heritage Passages: Bytown and the Rideau Canal:

  • Parks Canada for providing access to its artefact and archive collections;
  • Wayne Jones for providing copy-editing services;
  • Dr. Peter Hodgins from the Carleton University School of Canadian Studies for providing consultation services;
  • La Boîte à mots et associés for the French translation;
  • bv02 Inc. for providing web development services.

We also acknowledge the in-kind contribution of the Carleton University Library, Carleton University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, Carleton University Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism, and the GRAND Networks of Centres of Excellence.