About Bayshore

About Bayshore

Located in the western part of Ottawa, Bayshore Shopping Centre is a dominant player in its region. A one-stop shopping destination, easily accessible, that offers customers a diversified tenant mix with some 165 fashion boutiques, such as Esprit, Banana Republic, Jack & Jones and Swarovski, that stand alongside well known retailers like Gap, Winners and The Bay. Each year, close to 7 million people visit Bayshore Shopping Centre, where they also benefit from recent renovation and expansion projects that make shopping at Bayshore an even more pleasant experience.

About Ivanhoe Cambridge

Bayshore is co-owned and operated by Ivanhoe Cambridge. Ivanhoe Cambridge is a pre-eminent Canadian based global property owner, manager, developer, and investor. Our mission is to provide welcoming and entertaining regional and super regional shopping destinations to retailers and consumers. We are active in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. To learn more, go to Ivanhoe Cambridge’s website, at www.ivanhoecambridge.com.

Part of our community

Bayshore Shopping Centre is pleased to provide local, non-profit groups a space to raise funds and awareness for the many worthwhile causes in our area. Please contact Michelle Jacob at mjacob@ivanhoecambridge.com.


Bayshore Shopping Centre is proud to continue its leadership role in waste reduction and recycling. We are committed to having one of the best programs in the region and are proud to count our tenants as active participants in our Waste Management Program. We focus on the three fundamentals of waste management, reducing the volume of waste we produce, reusing our waste materials and recycling.         

With our suppliers:

  • Recycling of specific products (electronic/computer waste, toner cartridges, batteries, etc.)
  • Reduction in amount of packaging
  • Purchase of products with recyclable or recycled content

With our tenants:

  • Reuse of bags, hangers, boxes and packing material
  • Purchase or sale of products with no packaging, less packaging, or reusable packaging
  • Reusable bags offered to their customers

Our most recent achievement:

  • Silver Level in the Ontario Waste Minimization Award from the RCO Recycling Council of Ontario, in October 2010.
  • Level 3 BOMA Go Green Certificate, in July 2009.
  • Reduction of water consumption by using intelligent water management devices.
  • Lighting: LED exit lighting and other low consumption lighting equipment
  • Improved recycling by implementing organic recycling, collecting shrink wrap, skids, lamps and batteries to enhance our current recycling program.


Around Bayshore

With its open-air markets, heritage buildings, beautiful natural settings, museums, annual festivals, and its globally recognized Rideau Canal, Ottawa is bound to impress. Bayshore is proud to be a part of this vibrant city where culture, active lifestyle and impressive shopping facilities come together to form a unique urban environment.

Here are a few suggestions to discover must-see Ottawa attractions:

Museums & Arts Links
Parliament Buildings
(613) 239.5000 or 1.800.465.1867

Free guided tours of the Centre Block run from late May to early September. The ever-popular Changing of the Guard starts daily at 10:00 a.m. from late June to late August.

Rideau Hall
(613) 998.7113

The official residence of Canada’s Governor General. A 40-hectare garden and five rooms are open to the public. Free guided tours during the summer.

Bytown Museum
1 Canal Lane, Ottawa Located at the Rideau Canal locks between Parliament Hill and the Château Laurier hotel.

Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, the Bytown Museum explores the stories of an evolving city and its residents from its early days as Bytown to present day Ottawa.

Canadian Ski Museum
301 - 1960 Scott Street
Tél. 613-722-3584

The Canadian Ski Museum strives to promote an understanding, appreciation and celebration of Canada's skiing/snowboarding traditions and accomplishments, and their significance to Canadian life and identity.

The Canadian War Museum
(819) 776.8600 or 1.800.555.5621 (Can/USA) Discover stories of heroes and the war's effect both at home and on the battlefield.

Canada Aviation Museum
(613) 993.2010 or 1.800.463.2038 (Can)

If you love airplanes, this is the museum for you. Interactive exhibits, workshops, films and demonstrations.

Canada Science and Technology Museum
(613) 991.3044

Interactive exhibits and daily demonstrations.

Canadian Museum of Nature
(613) 566.4700 or 1.800.263.4433 (Can/USA)

Explore Canada’s natural wonders from coast to coast through dynamic exhibits and daily programs for kids of all ages.

The Canadian Museum of Civilization
(819) 776.7000 or 1.800.555.5621 (Can/USA)

An architectural masterpiece! Explore 1000 years of human history. See the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles, Canadian Children’s Museum, Canadian Postal Museum, or a film at the IMAX OMNIMAX Theatre.

The National Arts Centre

Ottawa’s performing arts centre showcases local, national and international talents in all styles of music, dance and theatre from modern to classic. The NAC also presents family shows and activities, introducing children to the arts. The NAC is often a venue for festival shows and presentations throughout the year.

Festival Links
Ottawa is also famous for its many festivals celebrating Canadian and international cultures. Check out the following sites:

Canadian Tulip Festival

The shores of the Rideau Canal and Dows Lake are awash with colour each May during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival. Along with the beauty of the flowers, crowds come from all over the world to enjoy the flotilla on the canal, nightly concerts and a whole host of special events.


Enjoy the snow and ice at Winterlude. Outdoor activities range from skating to sleigh rides, and artists arrive from all over the world to compete for prizes in the annual ice sculpture competition.

Sports Links
Ottawa Senators Hockey Club www.ottawasenators.com Cheer on the city's professional hockey team, the Ottawa Senators, at Scotiabank Place, an 18,500 seat arena.

Area Golf Courses

Other Links For more information about sightseeing tours, festivals and other places of interest in the Ottawa area, check out the following sites: www.tourottawa.org www.ottawakiosk.com www.ottawa.com www.ottawaregion.com