Stats – 4 August 2021

4 August 2021

Weather: ☀️ Sunny. High of 28°, low of 14°

Number: 10. Where Ottawa lies on the list of Top 10 Canadian travel destinations searched by users of Google in Canada. We were beat by ... well, every other major city. Even Banff. Banff! [Ottawa Citizen] [The List]

Ottawans of the Day: Roja Valentine, Slayverii, Queenyy, Lucila Al Mar, and Sofia Duhaime. The musicians were choses as the first class of the Girls + Rock Ottawa Artist Development Program, designed to help a  five emerging artists record and release high quality music, as well as apply for music festivals and grants. [The Charlatan]

Quote: ‘If they catch my family, that’s it for them’ – Roya Shams, a University of Ottawa masters student, who fled Afghanistan 10 years ago when her father was killed by the Taliban. She is asking for the Canadian Government to allow the rest of her family to come here. [Ottawa Citizen]

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