23 February 2022
Weather: 🌨️ 70 per cent chance of flurries. High of -5°, low of -20°.
Number: $800,000. The amount that the Ottawa Food Bank needs to raise so it can relocate to a larger space in the autumn. The new Bantree Street location will include capacity for frozen food, which it has so far had to reject. [Ottawa Food Bank] [Donate]
Ottawan of the Day: Paul Hutt. Hutt is the new Chief of the Ottawa Fire Services, announced today. He'll get up-to-speed quite quickly as he was previously the interim Chief. [Jon Willing Twitter]
Quote: ‘Any attempt to replicate exactly what occurred in Ottawa will fail because the conditions have dramatically changed with experience. For example police won't be escorting vehicles to parking spots on the streets lining the Capitol building’ – Twitter user Peter Brake, responding to a CBC story on a proposed Trucker siege on Washington, DC. [Twitter]
Sports: NHL Minnesota Wild 3 – Ottawa Senators 4, last night