Down in the Byward Market, a series of snow sculptures were erected in various locations. This being an Olympic year, the Games played a strong influence in the work from the carvers.
Such as the sport of curling. Yes, I am a Canadian. No, I cannot explain curling.
This rendition of the bobsled is another example.
A short walk away from these three, this Olympic and Maple Leaf sculpture stands outside of a restaurant that serves good Italian cuisine.
This last one, of course, features the idea of the Olympic torch.