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Remember This? Ottawa Football Club aka the Rough Riders

Remember This? Ottawa Football Club aka the Rough Riders

Over the seven-game, 1898 football season, the Rough Riders went undefeated, scoring 188 points to only 24 points against.
Remember This? Larocque's

Remember This? Larocque's

The early 1970s was a cruel time for Ottawa’s locally-owned department stores.
Remember This? Ottawa's first Labour Day

Remember This? Ottawa's first Labour Day

Ottawa celebrated its first official Labour Day on Monday, Sept. 1, 1890, a day that Mayor Erratt declared a municipal holiday.
Remember This? 'La Baker'

Remember This? 'La Baker'

Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine McDonald in 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of a washerwoman and a vaudeville drummer who quickly abandoned his young family.
Remember This? Water woes

Remember This? Water woes

One hundred years ago, two old, poorly maintained intake pipes that drew untreated water from mid-river were the source of the city’s water supply.
Remember This? The first Ottawa airmail

Remember This? The first Ottawa airmail

Here in Canada, Major-General Donald Cameron convinced the Department of Marine and Fisheries in 1890 to experiment with homing pigeons to carry messages between Halifax and Sable Island.
Remember This? Lights out!

Remember This? Lights out!

It was a typical mid-August summer day in the nation’s capital—hot and muggy.
Remember This? 'Rib'

Remember This? 'Rib'

On the night of 4 August 1914, a slender, athletic, 21-year old man know as 'Rib' took the night train from Ottawa to New York, never to return.
Remember This? The last train to Union Station

Remember This? The last train to Union Station

In 1989, the old Union Station was classified as a federal heritage building.
Remember This? Jewelled plague

Remember This? Jewelled plague

Trees attacked by the emerald ash borer typically die within a few years of being infected.
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