The Byward Market in downtown Ottawa was created in 1826 by Colonel By and it still exists today and is a lively force in the city. But the most important people are the vendor/growers that are shown here.
Le marché By au centre-ville d'Ottawa a été fondé en 1826 par le Colonel By venu à Bytown pour creuser le Canal Rideau. Les personnes les plus importantes sur le marché sont les vendeurs que l'on voit ici
Denis LaRose was born in 1945 in Cyrville On, now part of Ottawa, where he studied philosophy till the age of 22. From 1967 to 1973, thanks to a scholarship from the Canada Council, he studied social philosophy and aestethics in Paris, France, while finishing his master’s degree in philosophy for the University of Ottawa. He got interested in psychoanalysis and began his medical studies in Paris, which he completed in Ottawa, obtaining his MD in 1976. He then specialized in cardiology at McGill University in Montreal, and practiced cardiology from 1983 to 2005 in Gatineau (Hull). After retiring in 2005, he first started learning drawing but finally got interested in photography, first in Mexico at the Bellas Artes Insti- tute in San Miguel de Allende, and then at the School of Photographic Arts of Ottawa. Né en 1945, Deris LaRose a vécu pendant les deux premières année de sa vie à Cyrville Il a étudié la philosophie, la psychanalyse et la médecine avant la photographie.