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<b>Remember This?</b> Devlin's-Morgan's on Sparks Street

Remember This? Devlin's-Morgan's on Sparks Street

R.J. Devlin & Company had deep roots in Ottawa, dating back to 1869 when its founder Robert James Devlin came to the city from London, Ontario to start a furrier business. 
<b>Remember This?</b> The fastest chicken in the world

Remember This? The fastest chicken in the world

The "chicken cannon" wasn't just a gag on a long-running Canadian comedy, but a real weapon used to test the durability of airplanes at Ottawa's airport.
<b>Remember This?</b> Canada's Sweetheart

Remember This? Canada's Sweetheart

The Canadian Press dubbed the St. Moritz Olympics the "Barbara Ann Scott Olympics." 
<b>Remember This?</b> Sex and security

Remember This? Sex and security

A member of the federal Liberal Party accused members of the Conservatives of sleeping with a Soviet spy.
<b>Remember This?</b> Ill-starred royal romance

Remember This? Ill-starred royal romance

A royal wedding was quite the spectacle in Ottawa, back in 1924, even though the partnership didn't have a fairy tale ending.
<b>Remember This?</b> Lady Aberdeen's historical fancy dress ball

Remember This? Lady Aberdeen's historical fancy dress ball

The ball was effectively Ottawa’s "coming out" party.
<b>Remember This?</b> Victorian Order of Home Helpers, a.k.a. the VON

Remember This? Victorian Order of Home Helpers, a.k.a. the VON

Today, the Victorian Order of Nurses has 5,000 employees and 9,000 volunteers, and provides 75 home care, support and community services in more than 1,200 Canadian communities.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Earl Grey Musical and Dramatic Trophy

Remember This? The Earl Grey Musical and Dramatic Trophy

The Grey Cup wasn't the only major trophy that boasted the name of Governor General Earl Grey in the early 1900s.
<b>Remember This?</b> Meet me at Murphy's

Remember This? Meet me at Murphy's

Murphy-Gamble's, which eventually became Simpson's, was once one of the most popular department stores on Sparks Street.
<b>Remember This?</b> A "Canadian" princess

Remember This? A "Canadian" princess

The birth of Princess Margriet helped cement a lasting bond between the peoples of Canada and the Netherlands.
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