Stats – 15 October 2021

15 October 2021

Weather: 🌧️ 40 per cent chance of rain. High of 22°, low of 15°

Number:  40. The number of metres higher a proposed residential and retail  tower in Little Italy would rise over Ottawa’s tallest building. Developers propose a 188 metre tall building at Preston Street and Carling Avenue. At 143 metres, an almost finished condo tower across the street is Ottawa’s tallest. [Ottawa Business Journal]

Ottawan of the Day:  Carson Becke. The pianist is co-diretor of Pontiac Enchanté, an ecologically sustainable classical music festival in Gatineau Park. [Ottawa Citizen] [Pontiac Enchanté]

Quote: ‘No Algonquins are going home with a pocketful of cash​​​​​​​ – Lynn Clouthier, president of the Algonquins of Ontario Realty Corp., telling the City that the Tewin project is a rebirth of a nation effort, not necessarily a finacial score [CBC

Sports: NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2 – Ottawa Senators 3, last night

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