Stats – 11 August 2021

11 August 2021

Weather: ☔️ 40 per cent chance of showers. High of 31°, low of 21°

Number: 19. The number of double decker buses that OC Transpo has taken out of service after one got stuck in a Carling Avenue ditch yesterday. Two passengers and the driver were unharmed. [CTV]

Proposed Ottawan of the Day: David Cohen. The Comcast cable executive is US President Joe Biden's choice for ambassador to Canada, if he can get approved by the US Senate. Cohen would reside at Lornado, in Rockcliffe. [Hill Times]

Quote: ‘I think there’s a fair bit of agreement that it’s going to get warmer and wetter here in the capital region, that the timing of seasons will shift and there will be a shorter snow season in general’ – Emily Rideout, sustainable programs officer with the National Capital Commission, on how the Commission will spend the next two years studying how to protect its property and programs from the effect of climate change.  [Ottawa Citizen]

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