Stats – 25 October 2021

25 October 2021

Weather: 🌧️ 60 per cent chance of rain. High of 6°, low of 5°

Number: 2,000,000. The number of trees planted by the City’s Green Acres programme since 2000. The Green Acres programme assists residents with unused land in reforesting and maintaining the newly planted trees. But sorry, the class of 2022 is already full. [City of Ottawa]

Ottawan of the Day: Aquil Virani. The visual artist is showcasing 18 Muslim artists from Ottawa in a new, bilingual anthology, Ottawa Inshallah. [Ottawa Citizen] [Book Website]

Quote: ‘It is with heavy hearts we must announce our club will be forced to permanently relocate back to England, and a more stable operating environment – With that statement, the Ottawa Aces rugby club leaves the Capital forever without ever playing a match [Globe & Mail

Sports: NHL NY Rangers 3 – Ottawa Senators 2, last Saturday; CFL Ottawa RedBlacks 3 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats 32 (Ouch), last Saturday; CPL Atlético Ottawa 1 — York United 1, last night

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