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Remember This? Velocipedes and bicycles

Remember This? Velocipedes and bicycles

It’s difficult to pinpoint precisely when the bicycle or its predecessor, the velocipede, were introduced to Ottawa.
Remember This? Parking meters arrive in Ottawa

Remember This? Parking meters arrive in Ottawa

Although the Depression drastically slowed the production and sale of cars, it didn’t solve the parking problem.
Remember This? The end of winter driving woes

Remember This? The end of winter driving woes

Ottawa’s first year of cleared streets was deemed a great success.
Remember This?  The National Council of Women of Canada

Remember This? The National Council of Women of Canada

Ottawa-based women’s advocacy group celebrated its 125th anniversary in October 2018.
Remember This? Heartbreak Hotel

Remember This? Heartbreak Hotel

Looking back at when the late legend Elvis Presley played two sold out shows in Canada's capital in 1957.
Remember This? Eugène Larment

Remember This? Eugène Larment

He was the last man hanged in Ottawa in 1946
Remember This? The Ottawa Alerts

Remember This? The Ottawa Alerts

Ottawa's women's hockey team, the Ottawa Alert, emerged in 1915, with a hockey style that was described as "remarkably good."
Remember This? To Arms! The Fenians are coming

Remember This? To Arms! The Fenians are coming

After the potato famine of 1840, about 500,000 Irish immigrants came to Canada — many of whom did not like the British. Some Irish continued to fight for an independent Ireland using violence, and they were known as the Fenians.
Remember This? The mystery of the wandering ballots

Remember This? The mystery of the wandering ballots

The mystery started when civil servant George Landerkin was walking along Alymer Avenue and spotted at least 75 blank ballots along the road after the 1926 provincial election which saw power returned to the Conservative government.
Remember This? The funeral of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Remember This? The funeral of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

The seventh Prime Minister of Canada experienced two strokes and fell into a deep coma. He died on February 17, 1919 and his funeral was five days later.
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