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I am available throughout the week, during the daytime and early evening.



Rates available upon request.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me at or at 613-834-1869.



Colette Laplante

Hello, my name is Colette Laplante and I am a storyteller.

Stories have been an important part of my life. For as long as I can remember, I have enjoyed listening to stories.

And I have been telling stories to friends and family for as long as I can remember.

Now, as a professional storyteller, I tell them to people of all ages and in all kind of venues. I have entertained at community centres, coffee houses, the Bytown Museum, the Children’s Storytelling Festival and the Unitarian Seniors Centre. I’ve told campfire stories to children at the Billings Estate and the Tucker House Renewal Centre. I am told my storytelling is very compelling, and there is a nothing more satisfying to me than the feeling that people are immersed in my performance.


My repertoire includes traditional tales from Northern Europe, Japan, China, Germany and New France and true historical stories.

Most of my historical stories are about this city. As a tourist guide, I love telling tales about the colourful people who made Ottawa what it is today. But I also like telling stories about people who have followed their dreams and done extraordinary things.

If you are looking to hire a storyteller, let me know what your needs are so we can work together to create the best program for you and your audience.