Photo: Is the Rideau Canal Skateway the best outdoor skating rink in Canada? Only Twitter can decide. (Photo: Joey Waitschat/CanGeo Photo Club)
It all started with a tweet.
Calgary Herald reporter Colette Derworiz cheerfully announced that Lake Louise — “the best skating rink in Canada” — is almost frozen solid enough to host ice skaters.
Our senior editor Harry Wilson issued a gentle correction:
Thus were the #rinkwars ignited.
We put the question to our followers:
There was plenty of love for the Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa:
The rest of Canada wasn’t about to let Ottawa skate away with the competition, though.
Despite many persuasive arguments to the contrary, though, Derworiz doubled down on her original assertion:
What do YOU think is Canada’s best outdoor skating rink? Tweet us your vote @CanGeo with the hashtag #RinkWars.