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<b>Remember This?</b> The drive-in

Remember This? The drive-in

Drive-in theatres were most popular in Ottawa back in the 1950s and '60s, but they're enjoying a renaissance during COVID-19.
<b>Remember This?</b> The last timber raft

Remember This? The last timber raft

The last square timber raft to leave for Quebec City from Ottawa began its journey in mid-June 1908 from the upper reaches of the Ottawa River, passing through the city in early July.
<b>Remember This?</b> Marathon of Hope reaches Ottawa

Remember This? Marathon of Hope reaches Ottawa

Following his rapturous greeting in Ottawa, Terry Fox was a national celebrity. Concerns about publicity melted away, and funds in support of his marathon began to pour in.
<b>Remember This?</b> Project 4000

Remember This? Project 4000

Following the war in Vietnam, Ottawa's mayor stepped up to suggest that the city could take on thousands of refugees, which ultimately spurred the rest of the country to welcome tens of thousands more immigrants than it had planned to.
<b>Remember This?</b> The rise and fall of the Daly building

Remember This? The rise and fall of the Daly building

Oddly, for a building that bore his name for the rest of the century, H.J.Daly didn’t own it for very long -- less than four years. 
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa recycles

Remember This? Ottawa recycles

It's been 48 years since the City of Ottawa's first recycling program.
<b>Remember This?</b> Television arrives in Ottawa

Remember This? Television arrives in Ottawa

The official launch of CBOT on June 2, 1953 was timed to coincide with an event guaranteed to attract the largest audience possible -- the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. 
<b>Remember This?</b> Ottawa's castle

Remember This? Ottawa's castle

The sinking of the Titanic in April of 1912 pushed back the opening of Ottawa's Château Laurier Hotel.
<b>Remember This?</b> The iceman no longer cometh

Remember This? The iceman no longer cometh

In early 1950, Ottawa ice dealers said the demand was as strong as it had been ten or fifteen years earlier, and planned to store 300,000 tons of natural ice during the 1950 ice season. 
<b>Remember This?</b> The Victoria Memorial Museum

Remember This? The Victoria Memorial Museum

The total cost of the building came to roughly $1.25-million, equivalent to more than $27-million in today’s money, and caused many problems for both its builders and the government.
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