25 February 2022
Weather: ❄️ Snow. High of -8°, low of -21°.
Number: US $735,000. The amount of money that crowdfunding site GiveSendGo earned – not collected – from people donating to the Trucker siege. [Toronto Star]
Ottawan of the Day: Carlos Gonzalez. Gonzalez has been appointed as the new head coach of Atlético Ottawa. The Spanish coach has held many roles with the parent club, Atlético Madrid. [Ottawa Sun]
Quote: ‘I actually felt my bed and my walls shake’ – Barrhaven resident Kirsten Hewson, who was one of many people in Ottawa who heard loud bangs on Thursday. It was a 'frost quake', a phenomenon where water seeps into the ground, freezes fast, and makes loud noises and vibrations. [CBC]