22 February 2022
Weather: ?️ Ice pellets or freezing rain. High of 0°, low of -3°.
Number: 3. The number of hours over the past ten years that a $286,000 snow melter was used by the City, as reported in the City Audito fraud report. [CBC] [The Report (PDF)] [Fraud Hotline]
Ottawan of the Day: Svitlana Demchenko. The first-year University of Ottawa medical student has represented Canada at the World Cup of Chess, and is now making moves with her chess videos. [Globe.& Mail] [Svitlana's Smart Moves]
Quote: ‘We would like to invite Blue Jacket guy, Balcony Man, Pot & Ladle man, 3 grannies and of course Zexi Li to dinner on us any time’ – Downtown restaurant North & Navy, offering a free dinner for the heroes of the occupation. [CTV]
Sports: NHL New York Rangers 2 – Ottawa Senators 1, last night