Stats – 2 March 2022

2 March 2022

Weather: ❄️ 40% chance of flurries. High of -3°, low of -16°. 

Number: 42 years. The amount of fictional time that has passed since this parody of You Can't Do That On Television aired. Last weekend's Saturday Night Live spent a lot of effort making fun of Ottawa’s favourite show. [Saturday Night Live]

Ottawan of the Day: John-Philippe Smith. The one-time doorman at the Château Laurier is the new Dominion Sculpter, supervising all carving in Centre Block and the Parliamentary Precinct. [Senate of Canada]

Quote: ‘If I’m asked for a courtesy call, I’ll refuse to do one. As long as they’re illegally invading a country, I’ll have nothing to do the Russian Embassy or the ambassador.’ – Mayor Jim Watson [Ottawa Citizen]

Sports: NHL Ottawa Senators 2 – Tampa Bay Lightning, last night

+ Related The Senators will play the Ukrainian national anthem before home games for the rest of the season

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