25 March 2022
Weather: ?️ 40% chance of showers. High of 9°, low of 0°.
Number: 13. The number of people in the first class of graduates from the Ottawa Mission's Rideau Bakery food services training programme. The programme provides free training to newcomers and people whose housing is at risk in the skills in demand by restaurants, caterers and retirement homes. [CTV]
Ottawan of the Day: Collinda Joseph. With her non-Ottawan teammates, Joseph brought home a Bronze for wheelchair curling at the Paralympics in Beijing. [CBC]
Quote: ‘If varenyky are not pinched properly, they open up in the boiling water and we get to eat them. But we prefer perfect varenyky’ – Nadia Zelem, one the the many volunteers who made perogies at at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral to raise money for the Canadian Ukrainian Foundation. [Ottawa Citizen] [Donations]
Sports: NHL Ottawa Senators 5 – Winnipeg Jets 2, last night