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]