Stats - 27 January 2022

27 January 2022

Weather: 🌨️ 30 per cent. chance of flurries. High of -7°, low of -12°. 

Number: $45,000. The cost of a medivac to send a Nunuvut elder in Ottawa long term care, Raymond Ningeocheak, back home. The Nunuvut government is also refusing to fund care upon arrival as the trip is not deemed medically necessary. [CityNews]

Ottawan of the Day:  Dr. Guy Trudel. The rehab physician and researcher at The Ottawa Hospital led a research team that has found human red blood cells deteriorate in space, making travel to other planets more difficult. [Ottawa Citizen] [Nature]

Quote: ‘When we talk up the city; we help build up the city’ – Mayor Jim Watson in his last ever State of the City address.  [Mayor's Website]

Read the newsletter all about Ottawa

News, restaurants, events – discover what's happening in your city every weekday morning