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Ottawa’s New Edinburgh neighbourhood is firmly rooted in the century before last. It’s the kind of place where every street sign doubles as a plaque with a history lesson. Its founder, Thomas McKay, left his fingerprints everywhere. Even his son-in-law, Keefer, merited his own street. MacKay Street, named after Thomas but with a different spelling, forms part of the perimeter of the Rideau Hall grounds (some of which are normally open to the public). The stately fence does not seem …read more