Stats – 4 November 2021

4 November 2021

Weather: ☀️ Sunny High of 4°, low of -6°

Number: $717,600. The average sale price of a house in Ottawa in October, up from $603,000 in October 2020 and $483,000 in October 2019. [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawan of the Day: Natasha Bakht. The University of Ottawa law professor has been awarded the Huguenot Society of Canada Award for her book In Your Face: Law, Justice, and Niqab-wearing Women in Canada. The Huguenot Society of Canada Award is an annual award for the book or article that brings public awareness to the principles of freedom of conscience and freedom of thought. [Canadian Lawyer]

Quote: ‘We feel that when you've declared a climate emergency, you need to be making transit much more attractive, much more reliable, much cheaper – Kari Elliott, who represents the advocacy group Ottawa Transit Riders, on OC Transpo raising fares by 2.5 per cent as of January. [CBC]

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