Stats – 16 December 2021

16 December 2021

Weather: 🌧️ 40 per cent chance of showers. High of 15°, low of -1°

Number: 1,000. The number of résumés that the new Planet Cannabis on Bank Street received before it opened. [Capital Current]

Honorary Ottawan of the Day: Former US President Jimmy Carter. 69 years ago this week, US Navy officer Lieutenant Jimmy Carter was brought in to help stop a meltdown of the Chalk River Nuclear Reactor from radiating Ottawa.  [Historical Society of Ottawa

Quote: ‘Firefighters had to cut through the couch to access the kitten’ – the kind of thing that you don't always read on Ottawa Fire Service Twitter. [Ottawa Citizen]

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