If you live anywhere outside the downtown area, you will find it more isolating most likely in winter, especially when there are snow storms.
Find a hobby to entertain you at home or, as I said, get to Ottawa before Christmas. And don't be shy to invite people around to your home for a meal or a movie or something.
After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. I'm planning to move there in the near future (from Houston) and changed my profile on to the Ottawa area.
Instantly, I went from literally HUNDREDS of eligible single women within 30 miles of me to about... If not, how do local (middle-aged, in my case) singles meet? Ottawa in Canada has a reputation for being a good place for single men looking for women. There are also good concert venues and lots of pubs in the Byward Market.
If you are moving to Ottawa before the snow flies, the downtown core will probably be teaming with people in the evenings - at least in the market/Elgin areas.
In that case, you may have to join a gym or take a class or maybe get theatre tickets to see as many people - although yes, if that is your thing, I am sure you can still hang at the bars.It's tempting because of the low property prices compared to many other cities -- but you'll meet more singles if you live downtown.I like the sound of those odds But besides pubs and parks and concerts and stuff like that, which I do enjoy all the time anyway, is there an online dating website that's popular there?Exchange some quick greetings, agree to meet up, then go get a coffee somewhere.I see a lot of people in the Relationships forum saying that they get into long online situations where they exchange a ton of messages before meeting, or chat on the phone a lot before meeting... Also, I should mention that here, everyone is eager to get off the dating sites and meet in person very quickly (which I preferred anyway).