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Remember This? Canada at war with Japan

Remember This? Canada at war with Japan

While the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor came as a big shock to all—Americans, British and Canadians—few were surprised by the outbreak of hostilities given the deterioration of the political situation in Asia over the previous months.
Remember This? The king of the keyboard

Remember This? The king of the keyboard

In the firmament of great jazz musicians, few stars sparkle as brightly as that of Oscar Peterson.
Remember This? Fisher's 'Folly'

Remember This? Fisher's 'Folly'

By 1918, it had become apparent that the three principal hospitals serving Ottawa—the Water Street Hospital, established by Élisabeth Bruyère in 1845 as the Hotel-Dieu Hospital, the Carleton County Protestant General Hospital located on Rideau Street that opened in 1851, and St. Luke’s Hospital on Frank Street established in 1890—had become overstretched.
Remember This? Ogilvy's

Remember This? Ogilvy's

Ogilvy’s began operations on Nov. 18, 1887 at 92 Rideau Street near Mosgrove Street, now roughly the location of the Rideau Centre.
Remember This? Guy Fawkes Day

Remember This? Guy Fawkes Day

The practice of celebrating Guy Fawkes Day was brought to Canada by English settlers, and was sustained by supporters of the Grand Orange Lodge of British America founded in 1830.
Remember This? Trick or Treat!

Remember This? Trick or Treat!

The event is, of course, Halloween, a festival mainly celebrated across North America, and to a lesser extent in parts of the British Isles, on the last day of October.
Remember This? The Shiners' War

Remember This? The Shiners' War

Unlike in the past when the Shiners could act with impunity, the three men who committed the outrage were captured and taken to Perth to stand trial.
Remember This? The Jersey Lily

Remember This? The Jersey Lily

With such facilities, Ottawa was equipped to welcome the international celebrities of the age, including the witty Oscar Wilde, the divine Sarah Bernhardt, and the incomparable Mrs Lillie Langtry. 
Remember This? Ahoy-hoy Ottawa

Remember This? Ahoy-hoy Ottawa

Ottawa’s introduction to the new communications technology occurred in the fall of 1877.
Remember This? Ottawa: Canada's oil and gas capital

Remember This? Ottawa: Canada's oil and gas capital

The story behind Ottawa’s supposed oil and natural gas boom began to the east of the city some months earlier at La Mer Bleue, a bog situated roughly thirty kilometres east of the capital, today owned by the National Capital Commission.
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