Stats – 19 August 2021

19 August 2021

Weather: 🌧️ 60 per cent chance of showers. High of 29°, low of 19°

Number: $20,000. The container cost of items from Europe, which cost only $2,000 two years ago. Shipping costs are partially why the cost of food in Ottawa is at an all-time high. [CTV]

Ottawan of the Day: Hingman Leung. Leung’s short film Curbside Pickup has been picked as a finalist in the CBC's Short Film Face Off. [Apartment 613]

Quote: ‘The reality is – who cares more about the national capital than the people who live here?’ – Outgoing Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna  on the need for a local to be appointed to the National Capital Commission.  [Ottawa Citizen]

Sport: CPL Atlético Ottawa 1 – York United 1, last night. 

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