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Heron Gate is a neighbourhood in Alta Vista Ward in the south end of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The neighbourhood is triangular in shape. It is bounded on the north by Heron Road on the west by Heron-Walkley Park, and by Walkley Road on the south..
There are several parks in the neighbourhood, and served by Ridgemont High School), St. Patrick's High School, St. Patrick Intermediate and Charles Hulse Elementary School for education. The area has train tracks to the south. It is one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in the city. A number of new developments were completed on the west of the neighbourhood between 2006 and 2008.
Heron Gate, Ottawa Wikipedia
The neighbourhood corresponds to Census Tract 5050007.02. It is extremely diverse with 30% of the population being Anglophone and 10% being Francophone. Other major languages include Arabic (19%), Somali (11%), Persian (3%) Creoles (2%), Nepali (2%), Spanish (2%), Urdu (2%), Amharic (1%) and Chinese (1%).
The main shopping area in the Herongate region is the Herongate Mall. There are also stores nearby which are separate from the mall.