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... Together with the Grenville Canal and the Chute-à-Blondeau Canal, the Carillon Canal was built to navigate the Long Sault Rapids on the Ottawa River which stretched for 21 kilometers (13 mi) from Carillon to Grenville ... The impetus for these canals was the War of 1812 ... The Ottawa River Canals and the Rideau Canal were thus designed as an alternative military supply route in the event of war with the Americans ...
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