Stats – 3 September 2021

3 September 2021

Weather: ⛅ Mainly cloudy. High of 23°, low of 9°

Number: $75. The daily charge the new Civic Hospital campus would need levee to pay for an underground garage. The Province does not pay for parking infrastructure in hospitals, so the existing plan is for a cheaper, above-ground structure. [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawans of the Day: Véronique Rivest and André Lemery. The two Gatineau were yesterday given the Medal of the National Assembly. Rivest, a well respected sommelier, was honoured for her promotion of food and wine in the Outaouais. Lemery was awarded posthumously, for his numerous charitable activities. [Le Droit]

Quote: ‘Hallelujah’ – Chef and co-owner of NeXT, Michael Blackie, on the announcement of Ontario's vaccine passports. [Ottawa Citizen]

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