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André LaFlamme

André is a local history buff and a natural racontour. With stints as a tour guide in France and as a professional public speaker with MADD Canada, André's got the skills to get you excited about what he has to say.

Born and raised in Ottawa, André is not only familiar with the city's history but also the lesser-known hot spots to eat, drink, visit, and party.

Kirsten Gelevan

Kirsten has never been able to hold back from sharing the fun facts she knows with everyone around her. She loves a good story and particularly delights in sharing the beauty and history of Ottawa.

Ottawa has been home for her for the last 10 years, and she's got her finger on the pulse of all things local.  The travel bug bit Kirsten pretty hard -- she's been to 46 countries and has lived all over the world.  She loves traveling vicariously through others, so tell her where you're from! 

 
 

Stacey Cook

Stacey has been lucky enough to be a tourist in Ottawa for a few years before finally making the move here herself! She is an anthropology student who loves meeting new people and welcoming them to her new found home. 

With a background in storytelling through her university she's found herself quite at home with Ottawa Free Tours and is more than willing to help any newcomers find the best spots to see, places to eat and hidden gems this city has to offer.

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Michael Gass

Michael is a seasoned tour guide with experience across Canada and abroad. He’s known for combining engaging story telling with unbridled enthusiasm. 

With 5 years of Ottawa living under his belt, Michael's the perfect mix of knowledgeable local and excited new-comer.  He’ll share with you Ottawa’s fascinating history, best eats and killer entertainment.

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Aida Marcantonio

Aida spent time in British Columbia, Quebec and France before finally settling down in Ottawa a little while ago. She's an avid francophile, traveler, amateur historian and genuine people lover. 

Aida's always happy to share her knowledge and entertaining stories about Ottawa and ensure an excellent trip for all visitors to Canada’s awesome capital!