Stats – 30 November 2021

30 November 2021

Weather: ☁️ Mainly cloudy. High of1°, low of -3°

Number: $600 million. The amount of venture capital funding that Ottawa start-ups have received in the past four weeks. Previously, there had been talk that Ottawa was going through an investment dry-spell and losing out to other cities. [Ottawa Business Journal]

Ottawans of the Day: Vanessa Gilles, Dick Bakke, Harriet Clunie, Lynda Brown, and Steve Willis. The five have been chosen by Ottawa magazine as leaders who will guide the City over the next 50 years. [Ottawa]

Quote: ‘We might be weird, but we’re weird together. We’re in the one place where weird is dominant – Kenneth, one of the organizers of CanFURence, an annual ‘furry’ event for people who wear humanlike animal characters as representations of themselves. [The Charlatan]

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