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CBC

Passengers listen in aboard Maple Leaf radio car CSTM/CN Collection: CN000299 The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) emerged out of the Canadian National Railway Ottawa (CNRO) radio

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STREETCARS and TRAMS

  In the 1870s and 1880s horse-drawn trams operated by the Ottawa City Passenger Railway Company were the major mode of public transport in the

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CAISSE POPULAIRE SAINT-CHARLES

Léo Paquette, Paroisse Saint-Charles, Vanier, Ontario, 1908-1988 (Vanier, Ontario : Entreprises Jeanneville, 1992), 177. In the early days, the caisse gave loans to members for

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OTTAWA JAIL

Photo: Hi Ottawa Jail Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/hiottawajail) As Ottawa (then known as Bytown) grew, the County of Carleton determined that a new gaol was needed

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UNION STATION

From 1912 until the mid- 1960s, thousands of trains pulled into Ottawa’s Union Station each year, adding to the hustle and bustle of life in

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BARRACKS AT LANSDOWNE

      Did you know that in the past Lansdowne Park was much more than a sports venue and exhibition space? During both the First

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