Stats – 7 April 2022

7 April 2022

Weather: ☀️ Mainly Sunny. High of 15°, low of 6°. 

Number:  19. The number of police officers, out of 380, on the Gatineau police service who are Indigenous or from a visible or ethnic minority. The Gatineau police have launched an accelerated 10-month programme for underrepresented people to train and, if they pass and are medically fit, the service will hire them.  [CBC] [Gatineau Police]

Ottawan of the Day: Jonathan David. The soccer star is part of Team Canada, which secured the first World Cup appearance for Canada since 1986.  [Capital Current]

Quote: ‘It’s nearly Easter, after all, when thoughts turn to resurrecting the dead’ – Kelly Egan in the Citizen on the Senator's renewed dream of having a downtown area. The National Capital Commission has made its decision on what large scale amusements will go on LeBreton Flats but have declined to say what they are.  [The Citizen]

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