Wednesday February 9, 2022
Stats – 9 February 2022
Weather: ❄️ 60% chance of flurries or rain showers. High of 1°, low of 1°.
Number: 5. The number of Ottawa firms that made Canadian Business magazine’s New Innovators List. Shopify, Brane Capital, Assent Compliance, CanadaWheels, and Giatec Scientific all made the cut. [Ottawa Business Journal] [Canadian Business]
Ottawan of the Day: Melvin Lee. Nineteen years ago, when the healthcare worker lived in Winnipeg, he connected some young Koreans with a local curling club, which resulted in a curling club being built in Korean, and to today's Korean women's curling team in the Olympics. [CBC]
Quote: ‘I did my research and talked to a few players. It all came with a shining recommendation. You can definitely feel it, there’s a buzz happening, for sure. I want to win with these guys’ – Querterback Jeremiah Masoli, on being recruited by the Ottawa RedBlacks last Monday. [Ottawa Sun]
Sports: NHL Carolina Hurricanes 3 – Ottawa Senators 4, last night