Stats – 6 January 2022

6 January 2022

Weather: ❄️ 30 per cent chance of flurries. High of -4°, low of -10°

Number: $1. The face value of a 1911 silver dollar aquired by the Bank of Canada Museum. ‘The Emperor’ is one of the items most coveted by coin collectors and had been in private hands for 60 years. The coin will be displayed to the public when the museum is allowed to reopen. [Capital Current

Ottawan of the Day:  The daughter of Gurkiran Kaur and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. The baby girl was born Monday. [CityNews

Quote: ‘I would describe Ottawa as being in a place where we’re still a very car-centric city, but we also build better infrastructure for people on bikes now’ – Érinn Cunningham, president of Bike Ottawa, on the tenth anniversay of the Laurier Avenue bike lanes. Debate on the lanes was intense, with residents arguing that the bike lanes would make traffic worse. [Ottawa Citizen]

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