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<b>Remember This?</b> Building Parliament

Remember This? Building Parliament

The final cost of the three buildings was $2.9-million, four times the original budget.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's ski hill

Remember This? Ottawa's ski hill

Developers boasted that it was "the biggest little ski area in the east." 
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa shows help launch Oscar Peterson's career

Remember This? Ottawa shows help launch Oscar Peterson's career

At one of his first Ottawa concerts, Peterson's trio was called out for three encores.
<b>Remember This?</b> The trial of Agatha Chapman

Remember This? The trial of Agatha Chapman

Once one of Canada's leading economic experts, Chapman was accused of being a communist spy.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Rideau Canal Basin -- going, going, gone

Remember This? The Rideau Canal Basin -- going, going, gone

While we sometimes complain about the turbid nature of the water and the summertime weeds that choke stretches of the waterway and parts of Dow’s Lake, this is nothing compared to the complaints of residents of the 1880s. 
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa gets its first telephone

Remember This? Ottawa gets its first telephone

The first phone line was installed on this day 143 years ago, linking the office of Alexander Mackenzie, the Premier of the Dominion of Canada, in his capacity as the Minister of Public Works, to the office of Lord Dufferin, Canada’s Governor General, at Rideau Hall.
<b>Remember This?</b> Buffalo Bill comes to Ottawa

Remember This? Buffalo Bill comes to Ottawa

One of the most famous (or infamous, depending on how you view it) cowboys of all time made a couple of visits to Canada's capital -- one of which happened on November 1, 140 years ago.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Slater Street explosion

Remember This? The Slater Street explosion

Luckily, the blast happened on a Saturday morning, as officials believed it could have injured or killed 600 had it happened during the week.
<b>Remember This?</b> Peter Aylen and Ottawa hooligan group 'the Shiners'

Remember This? Peter Aylen and Ottawa hooligan group 'the Shiners'

In the very early days of Ottawa, Peter Aylen and the Shiners did their best to overtake local industry and government.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Ottawa Nationals

Remember This? The Ottawa Nationals

Ottawa's short stint with a team in the World Hockey Association seemed doomed from the beginning.
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