Stats – 29 September 2021

29 September 2021

Weather: 🌧️ 30 per cent chance of showers. High of 15°, low of 6°

Number:  0. The number of COVID-19 cases traced back to the Escapade Music Festival, which had 10,000 vistors each day on September 4 and 5. [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawans of the Day:  Hueso and Lonely Boy. The two brothers are featured acts – separately – at this weekend's Cranium Festival [Ottawa Citizen] [Cranium Festival]

Quote: ‘We are at the end of a forty-year process, when the decision was taken in the early 1990s to eliminate bilingualism requirements for anglophones. It blew up the number of English-speaking students on campus, and therefore it contributed to a minority of the French fact’ – University of Ottawa Professor at the School of Political Studies François Charbonneau responding to a report that the French aspect of the university is at risk. Some fear that it may become just another Anglo university. [Radio Canada] [Report: Renewal of the Francophonie at the University of Ottawa: a collective responsibility]

Sports: CFL Edmonton Elks 24 – Ottawa RedBlacks 34, last night.

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