12 January 2022
Weather: ❄️ Flurries. High of 0°, low of -10°.
Number: 5.2 km. The length of the new Le Sentier Du Petit Pingouin skating trail in Gatineau. [NarCity]
Ottawans of the Day: Daryn and Tyler Hicks. The brothers have built their own Zamboni out of a water tank and an ATV, for use on a community rink in Metcalf. [CTV]
Quote: ‘I really love Canada and would like to stay, but it's too hard to make small, innovative businesses work in Canada. It's tough being an entrepreneur in Canada compared to the U.S. You have fewer hurdles there. Canada has so many rules and regulations. You can't micro-manage businesses the way we do here. It stifles creativity’ – Farm2Fork owner Jonnel Sloane, who is selling the business and upping sticks for Phoenix, Arizona, where he will set up another steak-and-seafood delivery service. [CityNews]