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Remember This? The passing of William Lyon Mackenzie King

Remember This? The passing of William Lyon Mackenzie King

Friends and family knew the end was coming; the enigmatic, political warrior had been fading for some time.
Remember This? Canada's birthday

Remember This? Canada's birthday

The anniversary, which officially became Canada Day in 1982, was originally known as Dominion Day.
Remember This? The Green Valley Restaurant

Remember This? The Green Valley Restaurant

For more than fifty years, the family-run Green Valley Restaurant was a landmark on the Prescott Highway, later known as Prince of Wales Drive.
Remember This? Chain letters and pyramid schemes

Remember This? Chain letters and pyramid schemes

With the Great Depression still holding a powerful grip over the North American economy, the promise of quick money attracted thousands.
Remember This? The Marian Congress

Remember This? The Marian Congress

On arriving in Ottawa the evening before the official opening of the Congress, the statue was paraded through the streets of Lowertown led by the band of Lasalle Academy, followed by cadets of Notre Dame College.
Remember This? Tennis comes to Ottawa

Remember This? Tennis comes to Ottawa

Today, thousands of Ottawa residents, young and old, play tennis in clubs as well as on neighbourhood courts run by community members.
Remember This? The Queen's Plate

Remember This? The Queen's Plate

The most famous and prestigious thoroughbred horse race in Canada is the Queen’s Plate, open to Canadian-bred, three-year-old horses.
Remember This? Britannia-On-The-Bay

Remember This? Britannia-On-The-Bay

Within a short span of years, electric lights replaced gas lamps in homes, in businesses and on city streets in the major cities of North America.
Remember This? The iceman no longer cometh

Remember This? The iceman no longer cometh

By the 1880s, ice harvesting on the Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers was big business, employing hundreds of people.
Remember This? The Victoria Memorial Museum

Remember This? The Victoria Memorial Museum

Over its life of more than 100 years, the Victoria Memorial Museum building has undergone two major renovations.
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