Photographs: An eerily quiet post-Christmas weekend within the capital


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Postmedia photographer Ashley Fraser was out and about in retail areas of Ottawa this weekend, however not many different individuals had been, as Ontario entered its post-Christmas lockdown

Any Boxing Day offers had been available online-only, and bodily lineups had been nonexistent.

Right here’s what was taking place in Central Ottawa on Sunday, Dec. 27:

OTTAWA -- December 27, 2020 -- Ottawa was in day two of the province wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020.  ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Ottawa was in day two of the province-wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 27, 2020 -- A woman walked down Elgin Street as Ottawa was in day two of the province wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020.  ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
A lady walked down Elgin Avenue as Ottawa was in day two of the province huge lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 27, 2020 -- A woman walked down Elgin Street as Ottawa was in day two of the province wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020.  ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
A lady walked down Elgin Avenue as Ottawa was in day two of the province huge lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 27, 2020 -- People were out staying active along the canal near Pretoria bridge as Ottawa was in day two of the province wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020.  ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Individuals had been out staying energetic alongside the canal close to Pretoria bridge as Ottawa was in day two of the province huge lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 27, 2020 -- People were out staying active along the canal near Pretoria bridge as Ottawa was in day two of the province wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020.  ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Individuals had been out staying energetic alongside the canal close to Pretoria bridge as Ottawa was in day two of the province huge lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 27, 2020 -- People were out staying active along the canal near Pretoria bridge as Ottawa was in day two of the province wide lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020.  ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Individuals had been out staying energetic alongside the canal close to Pretoria bridge as Ottawa was in day two of the province huge lockdown Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia

And on Boxing Day, Dec. 26, the often busy areas of Ottawa, together with the ByWard Market and Tanger Retailers had been a ghost city

OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020. Tanger Outlets in Ottawa's west-end was eerily quiet as they were closed on Boxing Day due to the Ontario-wide lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
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Tanger Retailers in Ottawa’s west-end was eerily quiet as they had been closed on Boxing Day because of the Ontario-wide lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020. Tanger Outlets in Ottawa's west-end was eerily quiet as they were closed on Boxing Day due to the Ontario-wide lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Dec. 26, 2020: Tanger Retailers in Ottawa’s west-end was eerily quiet as they had been closed on Boxing Day because of the Ontario-wide lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020.  Ottawa's downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of the current lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020. Ottawa’s ByWard Market was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of many present lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020.  Ottawa's downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of the current lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Ottawa’s downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of many present lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020.  Ottawa's downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of the current lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Ottawa’s ByWard Market was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of many present lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020.  Ottawa's downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of the current lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Ottawa’s ByWard Market was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of many present lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020.  Ottawa's downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of the current lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Ottawa’s ByWard Market was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of many present lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
OTTAWA -- December 26, 2020 -- Flocks of people and long lines for stores were not the scene this Boxing Day in Ottawa, Saturday Dec. 26, 2020.  Ottawa's downtown was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of the current lockdown. ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
Ottawa’s ByWard Market was very quiet as Ontario kicked off day one of many present lockdown. Photograph by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia