29 April 2022
Weather: ☀️ Sunny. High of 14°, low of -3°.
Number: 9%. The per centage of people who are homeless that sleep on the streets of Ottawa rather than in temporary shelters. This is up 5 per cent from the previous year. The 2021 Enumeration of People Experiencing Homelessness report found 1,341 people in Ottawa have no homes. [CTV]
Ottawans of the Day: Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann. The two have been jointly awarded Female Athlete of the Year. Both are long-track speed skaters. [Ottawa Sports Pages]
Quote: ‘It was a long road. I definitely underestimated it’ – New Ottawa Titans outfielder Tyler Duncan, who drove from his home on Vancouver Island to join the team. On the way, he was stuck in a Saskatchewan snowstorm for two days and blew out his front tires two hours outside Ottawa. This happened this week. [Ottawa Sun]
Sports: NHL Florida Panthers 4 – Ottawa Senators 0, last night