11 January 2022
Weather: 🌞 Sunny. High of -18°, low of -18°. The City has issued a frostbite warning and is reminding people to call 311 if they need shelter or see someone who could use shelter.
Number: 40. The number of applications for new cannabis shops across Ottawa. [Ottawa Citizen]
Ottawan of the Day: Karen Munro Caple. The cartoonist has released a new book, The Lighter Side of the Pandemic. “It’s a way to see the humorous side of a very stressful era,” she says. [Apartment 613] [The Book]
Quote: ‘Monsieurs Clark, Mulroney, Chrétien, Martin and Harper, along with Ms. Campbell, can all issue a statement and give the current prime minister some political cover. Fix 24 Sussex’ – History teacher and author JDM Stewart entreating the living former prime ministers to support the renovation of 24 Sussex Drive, which has been largely abandoned since 2015 due to lack of maintenance. [Ottawa Playbook]