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<b>Remember This?</b> The end of winter driving woes

Remember This? The end of winter driving woes

Ottawa's road conditions through the winter were much more challenging 93 years ago.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's world famous dairy

Remember This? Ottawa's world famous dairy

At one time, Chateau Cheese had billboards in Havana, and ads on the sides of buses in Hong Kong and Shanghai. It also could be purchased in markets in India, throughout Central America, Bermuda, and parts of western Africa.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Long Depression hits Ottawa

Remember This? The Long Depression hits Ottawa

Hundreds of men marched on Ottawa City Hall, as well as Parliament Hill, 144 years ago, as the city endured one of its worst depression periods.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Bytown Consumers Gas Company

Remember This? The Bytown Consumers Gas Company

Around this time of the year in 1854, Bytown’s leading citizens thought their community was sufficiently large to make a gas works in the town a paying proposition.
<b>Remember This?</b> Eastview birth control trial

Remember This? Eastview birth control trial

An Ottawa court ruling on March 17, 1937, opened the door a crack for birth control in Canada.
<b>Remember This?</b> Bank of Canada established in Ottawa

Remember This? Bank of Canada established in Ottawa

Prior to the establishment of the Bank of Canada on Wellington Street, Canada had little in the way of an active monetary policy.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's first street lights

Remember This? Ottawa's first street lights

The first set of lights were installed on Sparks Street, 93 years ago.
<b>Remember This?</b> The funeral of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Remember This? The funeral of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

It was estimated that between 45,000 and 50,000 people filed past Laurier’s bier during the 36 hours he laid in the Commons chamber.
<b>Remember This?</b> Canadian flag raised for first time on Parliament Hill

Remember This? Canadian flag raised for first time on Parliament Hill

It took quite a long time to decide on a design, but the single red maple leaf has been flying across the nation ever since.
<b>Remember This?</b> Winter trots on the Ottawa River

Remember This? Winter trots on the Ottawa River

The last horse races to ever be held on the Ottawa River took place nearly 100 years ago to this day.
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