"Rideau" which means curtain in the French language is a popular name for geographical features and organizations in the Ottawa, Canada area. The early French used "Rideau" when naming the Rideau Falls because of their similarity to a curtain.

Places in the Ottawa area named Rideau:

  • Rideau Canal
  • Rideau Canoe Club
  • Rideau Centre
  • Rideau Club
  • Rideau Curling Club
  • Rideau Falls
  • Rideau Ferry, Ontario
  • Rideau Hall
  • Rideau High School
  • Rideau Lakes, Ontario
  • Rideau River
  • Rideau Street
  • Rideau Township, Ontario
  • Rideau Trail
  • Rideau Valley
  • Rideau View
  • Rideau Arcott


  • Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier, a painting
  • Rideau Park, Calgary, a neighbourhood in Calgary
  • Rideau Park (Edmonton), a neighbourhood in Edmonton
  • Rideau Recognition Solutions, a Canada-based recognition firm

Other articles related to "rideau":

Merridee Bujaki - Research Interests and Publications - Rideau Canal
... given for her research program of the accounting and management history of the Rideau Canal ... The report program is entitled The Rideau Waterway Management, Accounting, Governance and Accountability and will study the evolution of management practices over the life of the canal ...
Rideau (company)
... Rideau (/ˈriːdoʊ/ REE-doh ) is a private, Canada-based company that provides corporate and governmental recognition programs and products ... Rideau was the first Canadian company to produce the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian decoration, as well as the first Canadian company to be granted its own Coat of Arms by ...
Corps Of Royal Engineers - Honourable Conquests and Historical Construction - Rideau Canal
... The construction of the Rideau Canal was proposed shortly after the War of 1812, when there remained a persistent threat of attack by the United States on the British colony of ... The initial purpose of the Rideau Canal was military, as it was intended to provide a secure supply and communications route between Montreal and the British naval base in Kingston, Ontario ... The Rideau Canal was recognized as the best preserved example of a slack water canal in North America demonstrating the use of European slackwater technology in North America on a large scale ...
List Of Designated Heritage Properties In Ottawa
... Construction Date Architect Photo 108 Acacia Avenue 108 Acacia Avenue Rideau-Rockcliffe 1908 Francis Sullivan 1134 O'Grady Street 1134 O'Grady Street Rideau-Goulbourn 1870–1875 182-184 Lisgar Street 182-184 ... Strutt 350-352 Cumberland 350-352 Cumberland Rideau-Vanier circa 1860 158-160 Guigues 158-160 Guigues Rideau-Vanier 406 ... Queen Street 406 Queen Street Somerset 5 Blackburn 5 Blackburn Avenue Rideau-Vanie ... Patrick Street Rideau-Vanier 1898 Aberdeen Pavilion Capital 1898 Moses C ...