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<b>Remember This?</b> Eastview birth control trial

Remember This? Eastview birth control trial

An Ottawa court ruling on March 17, 1937, opened the door a crack for birth control in Canada.
<b>Remember This?</b> Bank of Canada established in Ottawa

Remember This? Bank of Canada established in Ottawa

Prior to the establishment of the Bank of Canada on Wellington Street, Canada had little in the way of an active monetary policy.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's first street lights

Remember This? Ottawa's first street lights

The first set of lights were installed on Sparks Street, 93 years ago.
<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.
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