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Staff Blogs

15/01/2018
Born a slave in Kentucky in 1848, Paul Barber learned to train and care...
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05/05/2017
Did you think “infotainment” started with The Daily Show? Hardly . . . Canadians...
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09/08/2017
What did Grandma (or Great-Grandma) have for dinner? If you’re lucky you might have...
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29/06/2017
1927 was another big year for Canada – the Diamond Jubilee, our sixtieth birthday...
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06/06/2017
Hey, Ottawa foodies! You may know where to find the best gelato, but have...
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Photo from book Our Heroes in the Great World War
09/11/2017
A remarkable publication from 1919 that gives us photographs and brief service details for...
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12/10/2017
There weren't a lot of stores in this area 200 years ago. If you...
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12/09/2017
To celebrate the 225 th Anniversary of the founding of Nepean Township, the Nepean...
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05/09/2017
Calling all history fans! Come to the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library...
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24/01/2017
Is there a Home Child in your family? The British Child Emigration Movement brought...
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21/02/2017
Heritage Day is part of Heritage Week, a celebration which encourages us as Canadians...
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02/01/2017
Start Canada’s 150 th anniversary year off by exploring our past with the latest...
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19/06/2014
If you live in Orleans, you may have noticed that some historical plaques have...
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08/08/2016
The Stittsville ArtSpace Wall Gallery is pleased to showcase a special exhibition prepared by...
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