12 May 2022
Weather: ☀️ Sunny. High of 30°, low of 15°.
Number: $84,000. The cost to bring back electricity to the volunteer-run Kanata Sailing Club and the Ottawa River Canoe Club. A summer 2018 storm knocked out the power and the two river-side clubs have been without electricity ever since. [CBC]
Ottawan of the Day: Aedan Corey. Corey has joined the Nordic Lab, a SAW Gallery initiative of research and production space for artists from circumpolar nations. Corey is a project coordinator for a two-part webinar event discussing traditional Inuit tattooing, a practise that had effectively been banned after the arrival of missionaries. [Apartment 613]
Quote: ‘I realize it’s mostly their property, but at the end of the day green space is required around here and we don’t have enough of it. The end result is we need it and we don’t have enough parking’ – Neighbour Jeff Paul who opposes a plan by Queenswood United Church in Orléans to build 81 affordable apartments on its land. [CTV]