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<b>Remember This?</b> The first to ski in Ottawa

Remember This? The first to ski in Ottawa

Ottawans didn't know exactly what to call it at first. For a time, skiing was called skilobning in North America.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Eddy lockout

Remember This? The Eddy lockout

It took a death and many years for paper mill workers to finally get what they had been asking for in the early 1900s.
<b>Remember This?</b> The first Canadian citizenship ceremony

Remember This? The first Canadian citizenship ceremony

Although Canada became its own country in 1867, it took about 80 years before its citizens were recognized as more than just British subjects.
<b>Remember This?</b> 'Some chicken! Some neck!'

Remember This? 'Some chicken! Some neck!'

Despite the cold and a light snow falling, 20,000 people filled the streets around Ottawa’s Union Station to catch a glimpse of Churchill.
<b>Remember This?</b> Women's Memorial Building

Remember This? Women's Memorial Building

In addition to recognizing Canadian womanhood, in all their activities, including as pioneers, war nurses and mothers, the building was to be the headquarters of national Canadian women’s organizations.
<b>Remember This?</b> Building Parliament

Remember This? Building Parliament

The final cost of the three buildings was $2.9-million, four times the original budget.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's ski hill

Remember This? Ottawa's ski hill

Developers boasted that it was "the biggest little ski area in the east." 
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa shows help launch Oscar Peterson's career

Remember This? Ottawa shows help launch Oscar Peterson's career

At one of his first Ottawa concerts, Peterson's trio was called out for three encores.
<b>Remember This?</b> The trial of Agatha Chapman

Remember This? The trial of Agatha Chapman

Once one of Canada's leading economic experts, Chapman was accused of being a communist spy.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Rideau Canal Basin -- going, going, gone

Remember This? The Rideau Canal Basin -- going, going, gone

While we sometimes complain about the turbid nature of the water and the summertime weeds that choke stretches of the waterway and parts of Dow’s Lake, this is nothing compared to the complaints of residents of the 1880s. 
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