Stats – 17 February 2022

17 February 2022

Weather: ?️ Rain or snow. High of 8°, low of -11°. 

Number: 44,000. The number of people served each month by the Ottawa Food Bank. The Food Banks says that a 5 per cent inflation rate may make more people turn to its services. [CityNews] [Donate]

Ottawan of the Day:  Kristina Watt. The University of Ottawa theatre professor is spearheading the WHY NOT NOW: Awaken the Dream Project on Sunday to inspire 12 creators into turning dreams in to action. [Capital Current]

Quote: ‘Even if there are a few honks in the distance, I would like to do it’ – Concert pianist Angela Hewitt who is playing Monday at Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre. Hewitt needed a police escort to move her piano from her downtown apartment to the venue in Centretown. [Ottawa Citizen] [Tickets]

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