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<b>Remember This?</b> Caplan's

Remember This? Caplan's

A Rideau Street staple from 1916 until the building's demolition in 2003.
<b>Remember This?</b> Asphalt paving comes to Ottawa

Remember This? Asphalt paving comes to Ottawa

Taking a look back at when Ottawa's mayor and city council decided to provide "first class city streets."
<b>Remember This?</b> The Lord Elgin Hotel

Remember This? The Lord Elgin Hotel

Other potential names for the Lord Elgin Hotel were The Kingsford, the Empire and The Tweedsmuir.
<b>Remember This?</b> Rockcliffe relief camp

Remember This? Rockcliffe relief camp

During the Great Depression the Canadian government came up with the idea of establishing temporary relief camps across the country for the estimated 70,000 single, unemployed, homeless, and malnourished men that were tramping the roads.
<b>Remember This?</b> The funeral of J. Thad Johnson

Remember This? The funeral of J. Thad Johnson

Canada's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 1927, which included a visit from famous American Colonel Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis, were overshadowed by the death of another American pilot.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's royal swans

Remember This? Ottawa's royal swans

Ottawa’s Royal swans made it through 2017, Canada’s sesquicentennial year (and the 50th anniversary of the Queen’s gift), but in 2019, city council voted 20-2 to give the remaining four royal mute swans and one Australian black swan to Parc Safari in Hemingford.
<b>Remember This?</b> Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee

Remember This? Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee

Looking back on how Ottawa celebrated Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897.
<b>Remember This?</b> Lotta and USC Canada

Remember This? Lotta and USC Canada

Looking back on the life of Lotta Hitschmanova, and the influence she had in Ottawa, across the country and all over the world.
<b>Remember This?</b> Sunday shopping

Remember This? Sunday shopping

A 2005 study concluded that stores, on average, did not increase the hours of work of existing employees but instead hired a significant number of new employees to accommodate Sunday shopping.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Ottawa sewer explosions

Remember This? The Ottawa sewer explosions

One person was killed and many others were injured during a couple of explosions in Ottawa's sewer system more than 90 years ago.
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