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<b>Remember This?</b> The tragic death of Lieutenant-Colonel William Barker, V.C.

Remember This? The tragic death of Lieutenant-Colonel William Barker, V.C.

Looking back on the life and somewhat mysterious death of "The most decorated war hero in the history of Canada and the British Empire."
<b>Remember This?</b> The mystery of the wandering ballots

Remember This? The mystery of the wandering ballots

George Landerkin, a civil servant working for the Ministry of the Interior, living at 171 Fifth Avenue, was walking along Alymer Avenue. As he strode along the road, he spotted black-edged papers lying on the pavement and blowing in the wind. He reached down and picked one up. On it was printed two names -- Thomas M. Birkett and Robert Russell Sparks.
<b>Remember This?</b> Canada's first woman senator

Remember This? Canada's first woman senator

Cairine Wilson's appointment was almost stillborn as her husband was apparently opposed to her taking paid employment, and had informed the Governor General that she would decline the nomination. She quickly set the record straight and accepted the Prime Minister's nomination over her husband's objections.
<b>Remember This?</b> The phantom air raid

Remember This? The phantom air raid

Government buildings were blacked out, as Ottawans believed German planes were on their way.
<b>Remember This?</b> The first Ottawa International Dog Derby

Remember This? The first Ottawa International Dog Derby

Tens of thousands of spectators turned up in downtown Ottawa to watch the first ever dog sledding derby held in the region.
<b>Remember This?</b> Sabatoge on Parliament Hill?

Remember This? Sabatoge on Parliament Hill?

Debate was interrupted February 3, 1916 by a commotion at the far end of the Commons chamber.
<b>Remember This?</b> The Bank of Ottawa

Remember This? The Bank of Ottawa

The Bank of Ottawa was taken over by the Bank of Nova Scotia, and it was, for the most part, friendly.
<b>Remember This?</b> Dawson City challenges Ottawa for Stanley Cup

Remember This? Dawson City challenges Ottawa for Stanley Cup

In the fall of 1904, the reigning Stanley Cup champions, Ottawa's Silver Seven, the forerunners of the Ottawa Senators, were challenged by an upstart team from Dawson City, Yukon called the Dawson City Nuggets, or sometimes the Dawson City Klondikers. 
<b>Remember This?</b> Winter's icy grip

Remember This? Winter's icy grip

The ice storm of 1998 was Canada's largest natural disaster with estimated losses of roughly $5.5-billion.
<b>Remember This?</b> Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa

Remember This? Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa

Canadian legislators only narrowly ratified the Queen's decision; a change of three votes from yea to nay would have nixed it.
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