Stats – 28 April 2022

28 April 2022

Weather: ☀️ Sunny. High of 9°, low of -2°. 

Number: 14,000. The drop in the number of Baby Boomers who reside in the Ottawa region, reducing their per centage of the population to 21.5. To this news, Gen Z is cheering while Gen X says ‘whatever’. [Ottawa Citizen

Ottawan of the Day: Jamie Chai Yun Liew. The University of Ottawa professor has written her first novel, Dandelion. The launch party is at the Ottawa Art Gallery tomorrow from 5 pm to 7 pm. [Ottawa Citizen]

Quote: ‘I bought this house here and I spent a lot of money on this house. I can’t move anywhere else, so I’m just saying it’s not fair that the city will amend the zoning without considering the existing residents … We were here first’ – ‘Madalaine’, who is opposed to the building a new medical facility for Inuit elders. The Larga Baffin faciity is proposed for the West Hunt Club neighbourhood. [Nunatsiaq News]

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