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Streetscape Memory Bank: The old Post Office and Customs Building

In looking at the major revisioning of Ottawa that took place from the late 1930s, there is one early casualty that has intrigued me more that others. I am thinking of the old Post Office and Customs Building, which was located roughly in the same spot as the War Memorial is now. Demolished in the […]

Winterlude in images

This post was sponsored by Samsung, who donated their new Samsung Galaxy camera to let our volunteers snap some pics and take in the sights, sounds and tastes of Ottawa’s marquee winter event. Winterlude comes but once a year, and when it comes it makes -15 weather almost tolerable. We started off by trekking down […]