Stats – 14 December 2021

14 December 2021

Weather: ☀️ Mainly Sunny. High of 0°, low of -9°

Number: 105. The number of books written by Ottawa authors recommended by the Read Local Ottawa project of Open Book for gift giving. [Open Book]

Ottawans of the Day: Amanda Rheaume and ShoShona Kish. The two musicians have created the Indigenous label Ishkōdé Records, which has signed their first artist, Aysanabee. [Ottawa Citizen]

Quote: ‘That’s the key to us moving from what they call a 12-hour city to – okay, I don’t think we will be a 24-hour city – but we’ll certainly be an 18-hour city’ – Shawn Hamilton, president of the Ottawa chapter of the Building and Owners Managers Association, who sees downtown Ottawa becoming more residential as COVID-19 keeps government workers at bay. [Policy Options]

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