6 July 2021
Weather: ☔️ 60 per cent chance of showers. High of 29°, low of 15°
Number: 90. The number of minutes faster the trip from Ottawa to Toronto will be if the proposed high speed Via Rail line is built. Federal transportation minister Omar Alghabra announced the plan for 200 kmh trains along the Quebec City - Montréal - Ottawa - Toronto corridor this morning. [Daily Hive]
Ottawan of the Day: Paul LaPolice. The new head coach of the Ottawa RedBlacks, who has actually held the position for over a year – there just haven't been any football games to coach. [Faces Mag
Quote: The technology has helped us that we can do work from here” – Barbados HIgh Commissioner to Canada Gline Clarke, who has yet to set foot in Canada but may be able to in two or three weeks. [Barbados Today]
Sports: CEBL Edmonton Stingers 104 – Ottawa BlackJacks 87, last night. The BlackJacks play host to the Fraser Valley Bandits Saturday.