I just spent a few days in Ottawa. I found it very interesting thinking about how it compares with Washington DC. Washington is so neoclassical, while Ottawa is Gothic:
I was very careful to check on yarn stores in Google before I went and here is what I found when I got to the yarn store near my hotel:
Yes, that is a for rent sign in the window.
Later I went with a friend to Yard Forward & Sew On and Wabi Sabi. I probably have been too lazy buzy to get there by myself. They are both quite lovely, but very different, but I didn’t buy anything.