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<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.
<b>Remember This?</b> Poulin's: Ottawa's store of satisfaction

Remember This? Poulin's: Ottawa's store of satisfaction

"Ottawa’s most progressive store" eventually gave way to Zellers and then Winners.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's last presentation of debutantes

Remember This? Ottawa's last presentation of debutantes

At the last official presentation of Ottawa debutantes, five young girls were presented to Governor General Vincent Massey, in the context of gala charity dinner and ball hosted by La Ligue de la Jeunesse Feminine.
<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.
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