Stats – 20 October 2021

20 October 2021

Weather: 🌤️ A mix of sun and cloud. High of 20°, low of 9°

Number: -15 per cent. The amount greenhouse gas emissions generated across Ottawa decreased between 2012 and 2020. The City credits much of it to decreased emissions from the Trail Waste Facility but also recognizes that these dates include the first year of the pandemic and its general slowdown of production. [City of Ottawa]]

Ottawans of the Day:  Alastair Sweeny, Martha Edmond, and Janet Uren. Sweeny is publishing a biography of New Edinburgh’s 19th-century founder Thomas McKay. Edmond and Uren are co-writing a history of that leafy neighbourhood. [Capital Current] [Cornwall Comfort Quilts]

Quote: ‘Technical problems will be resolved by technical solutions and I'm very good on that – Renée Amilcar, Ottawa's new general manager of transit services, who stated her job last Monday.  [CBC

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