Stats – 7 December 2021

7 December 2021

Weather:  A mix of sun and cloud. High of -5°, low of -13°

Number: 23. The number of City-run facilities – including community centres, pools, and arenas – that are getting new free WiFi for the public. [CTV]

Honorary Ottawans of the Day: Alicia Kazobinka and Arnout van Krimpen. Kazobinka modeled the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress, created by van Krimpen, which highlights the persecution of LGBTQ2S+ people around the world. The dress, currently on a global tour, includes flags of the 71 countries where homosexuality is punishable by law. As countries change their laws, their flag is replaced by a rainbow. [Ottawa Citizen]

Quote: ‘This has survived. Somehow, it's passed through person to person to person to person, and it's ended up here, right here in front of me​​​​​​​ – Lili Miller, of Neqotkuk First Nation, who was one of 30 people visiting Mādahòkì Farm to relearn how to work with deer and moose hides and other lost cultural knowledge.  [National Observer]

Sport: NHL Ottawa Senators 3 – New Jersey Devils 2, last night

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