16 August 2021
Weather: ☀️ Mainly Sunny. High of 28°, low of 12°
Number: 1 per cent. The fee that Ottawa entrepreneur Ryan O'Connor will charge for home sales on his new venture, Unreserved. He previously built car auction website EBlock into a 700 person company. [Ottawa Business Journal]
Ottawans of the Day: Colleen and Martin Goulet. Their Goulet Gardens in Orléans has won Apartment 613’s first 'Best Home Garden' competition. [Apartment 613]
Quote: ‘They're a little off-putting at times, but they're so fascinating, and their plight is so dramatic,’ – Matthew Brocklehurst of Ottawa Riverkeeper on saving Ottawa's eels. The organization wants an 'eel ladder' installed at Carillon Dam for what was once the river's most abundant fish. [CBC]
Sports: CPL Atlético Ottawa 2 – Halifax Wanders 1, last Saturday. Ottawa plays host to York Wednesday. AUDL Toronto Rush 23 – Ottawa Outlaws, yesterday. Ottawa plays host to Montréal next Sunday. CEBL Ottawa BlackJacks' 96 – 94 Hamilton Honey Badgers, last Saturday. The BlackJacks win puts them into the finals.