28 January 2022
Weather: ☀️ Sunny. High of -14°, low of -28°. An extreme cold warning has been issued for tonight.
Number: 108. The number of cannabis stores in Ottawa. Forty more are planned. Ottawa has 36 LCBO stores. [CTV]
Ottawan of the Day: Helen Hirsh Spence. The former Ottawa Carleton District School Board executive and former head of Elmwood School has launched Top Sixty Over Sixty, which advocates for hiring people over the age of sixty. [CTV] [Top 60 over Sixty]
Quote: ‘Because I’m born and raised in Canada, in another country, I see some of the things about Iceland with different eyes. I can identify some of the areas that really are special or unique, and yet also can be used elsewhere as inspiration’ – Eliza Reid, who is married to the President of Iceland, about her new book, Secrets of the Sprakkar. [Toronto Star]
Sports: NHL Carolina Hurricans 3 – Ottawa Senators 2, last night