Stats – 13 October 2021

13 October 2021

Weather: 🌧️ 60 per cent chance of showers. High of 22°, low of 14°

Number:  500 metres in and waist deep. Where in a Marlborough Forest swamp a cyclist found himself, in the dark. The cyclist called 911, and, an hour later, fire fighters found him on foot after their ATV got stuck. [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawans of the Day:  Étienne Trépanier and Berger Richardson. Trépanier is a lawyer and the new filmmaker-in-residence at the University of Ottawa Law School. Richardson is an assistant professor with the faculty's civil law section. Together, they turned Richardson's 400 page thesis into a documentary, The Right to Farm​​​​​​​, about the bureaucracy small-scale organic farmers must endure. [CBC] [Watch The Doc]

Quote: ‘One of the likely reasons our homicide rates didn’t go up like in the US (during the pandemic) is CERB – Irvin Waller, a professor in the University of Ottawa’s department of criminology. [Ottawa Citizen

Sports:  CPL FC Edmonton 3 – Atlético Ottawa 4, yesterday

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