Stats – 2 May 2022

2 May 2022

Weather: 🌧️ 40% chance of showers or drizzle. High of 14°, low of 8°. 

Number: 760. The number of traffic tickets issued over the weekend in the downtown vehicle exclusion zone, making the Rolling Thunder convoy a damp squib. [Ottawa Citizen

Ottawan of the Day: Jacob Sugarman. The Dunrobin man has devised a non-bitter, caffeine-free, avocado pit tea. [CBC]

Quote: ‘Ottawa is a tough nut to crack for newcomers. Perhaps it’s my own personal failings or my lacking a local university social network. Nevertheless, Ottawa has felt too reserved, cliquey, and insincere for my overly creative and feeling self’ – Anthony Imbrogno, writing about why he is leaving Ottawa for Alberta. In 2018, Imbrogno wrote about moving to Lowertown. [Ottawa Citizen]

Sports: NHL Ottawa Senators 4 – Philadelphia Flyers 2, last Friday; CPL York United 2 – Atlético Ottawa 2, last Friday

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