Stats – 14 September 2021

14 September 2021

Weather: ?️ 30 per cent chance of showers. High of 22°, low of 18°

Number: $17 million. The amount of the deficit that OC Transpo has accumulated in the past year, due to lost revenues. [CTV]

Ottawans of the Day: Susan J. Atkinson, Conyer Clayton, Doris Fiszer, Seymour Mayne, Christian McPherson, Pearl Pirie, Leslie Roach, and Deborah-Anne Tunney. The eight are shortlisted for the 2021 Archibald Lampman Award which recognizes a remarkable poet residing in the National Capital region. [Apartment 613]

Quote: ‘I think likely status quo with just a little bit more leaning towards the left in certain areas’ – Zachary Prenner, who moved from Barrhaven to Almonte, is one of those big city folk moving into the honest, straight-shooting rural areas and whose votes are changing the political calculations. [CBC]

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