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<b>Remember This?</b> Mass transit

Remember This? Mass transit

Horse-powered rail cars were the first modes of mass public transit in Ottawa.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Weatherhill charivari

Remember This? The Weatherhill charivari

An old Canadian 'tradition' halted after a death in a part of Ottawa which used to be known as Mount Sherwood.
<b>Remember This?</b> The 'Ottawa lad' who helped start World War II

Remember This? The 'Ottawa lad' who helped start World War II

This week back in 1914, a German-born man's charmed life in Ottawa took a drastic turn.
<b>Remember This?</b> Lord Elgin visits Bytown

Remember This? Lord Elgin visits Bytown

Ottawa was named Canada's capital just a few years after Lord Elgin toured the region.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Imperial Economic Conference

Remember This? The Imperial Economic Conference

In preparation for the social battles about to be joined, it was reported that some ladies had brought maids as well as 20-30 pieces of luggage filled with gowns, shoes, and hats to wear at the many gala events and garden parties. 
<b>Remember This?</b> The drive-in

Remember This? The drive-in

Drive-in theatres were most popular in Ottawa back in the 1950s and '60s, but they're enjoying a renaissance during COVID-19.
<b>Remember This?</b> The last timber raft

Remember This? The last timber raft

The last square timber raft to leave for Quebec City from Ottawa began its journey in mid-June 1908 from the upper reaches of the Ottawa River, passing through the city in early July.
<b>Remember This?</b> Marathon of Hope reaches Ottawa

Remember This? Marathon of Hope reaches Ottawa

Following his rapturous greeting in Ottawa, Terry Fox was a national celebrity. Concerns about publicity melted away, and funds in support of his marathon began to pour in.
<b>Remember This?</b> Project 4000

Remember This? Project 4000

Following the war in Vietnam, Ottawa's mayor stepped up to suggest that the city could take on thousands of refugees, which ultimately spurred the rest of the country to welcome tens of thousands more immigrants than it had planned to.
<b>Remember This?</b> The rise and fall of the Daly building

Remember This? The rise and fall of the Daly building

Oddly, for a building that bore his name for the rest of the century, H.J.Daly didn’t own it for very long -- less than four years. 
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