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<b>Remember This?</b> The Bank of Ottawa

Remember This? The Bank of Ottawa

The Bank of Ottawa was taken over by the Bank of Nova Scotia, and it was, for the most part, friendly.
<b>Remember This?</b> Dawson City challenges Ottawa for Stanley Cup

Remember This? Dawson City challenges Ottawa for Stanley Cup

In the fall of 1904, the reigning Stanley Cup champions, Ottawa's Silver Seven, the forerunners of the Ottawa Senators, were challenged by an upstart team from Dawson City, Yukon called the Dawson City Nuggets, or sometimes the Dawson City Klondikers.
<b>Remember This?</b> The fight for French education on Murray Street

Remember This? The fight for French education on Murray Street

A large group of Francophone mothers guarded a classroom at what was then the Guigues School, at 154 Murray St., so that their children could be taught in French.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Soviet Embassy fire

Remember This? The Soviet Embassy fire

Denied access to source of the fire, Ottawa firemen were obliged to tackle the blaze from the outside. Soviet diplomats also impeded the their efforts by refusing to vacate the premises.
<b>Remember This?</b> Dow's Lake and its causeway

Remember This? Dow's Lake and its causeway

On December 27, 1928, after the water level in the Rideau Canal had been lowered for the winter, a steam shovel began to deconstruct the causeway.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa man receives Canada's first successful kidney transplant

Remember This? Ottawa man receives Canada's first successful kidney transplant

The Ottawa Hospital unveiled its first dialysis machine, and only the third in all of Canada, in December of 1963.
<b>Remember This?</b> British Commonwealth air training plan

Remember This? British Commonwealth air training plan

An agreement to let British authorities train more Canadian pilots in Ottawa was signed in December of 1939, but Prime Minister Mackenzie King had conditions.
<b>Remember This?</b> Sir Galahad

Remember This? Sir Galahad

The story behind a curious statue which stands on Wellington Street, downtown.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Catch

Remember This? The Catch

One of the most memorable Grey Cup wins in CFL history saw Bank Street turned into a parking lot, as fans celebrated the Rough Riders’ victory.
<b>Remember This?</b> Freiman's becomes The Bay

Remember This? Freiman's becomes The Bay

Freiman’s was one of the first Ottawa stores to have an escalator, and, as markets moved and changed, so did the company.
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