15 March 2022
Weather: ?️ A mix of sun and cloud. High of 3°, low of -5°.
Number: 14,000. The number of donors from Ontario who gave money to the Trucker siege. An analysis of the leaked donor list of GiftSendGo says Ontarians gave $1,611,987. The second largest group was from BC, giving a collective $909,309. [The Tyee]
Ottawan of the Day: Big Momma. The Westboro turtle was saved by Ottawa Fire Services after she jammed her head into an imitation log and brought to a vet. Big Momma is doing all right now. [Ottawa Citizen]
Quote: ‘Justin, can you imagine you and your children hearing all these severe explosions, the bombing of the airport, the bombing of the Ottawa airport?’ – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to a joint meeting of the House of Commons and the Senate today, via video. [CityNews]
Sports: NHL Arizona Coyotes 5 – Ottawa Senators 3, last night.