Wednesday October 6, 2021

Stats – 6 October 2021

Weather: ⛅ Clearing. High of 20°, low of 6°

Number:  3. The number of hours it took officials for the maintainers of the Confederation Line, RTG, to arrive at the scene of the derailment last month. The City has sent a notice of default to RTG, which may eventually allow the City to sever its contract. [CBC]

Ottawan of the Day:  Victoria Williston. The morning anchor at CityNews radio is putting away the microphone and becoming the station's new news director. [Twitter]

Quote: ‘I wish I was involved earlier’ – Ruckify founder Bruce Linton who is coming back to run the company after a stint at Canopy Cannabis. Ottawa-based Ruckify, which lets people rent out their personal items like an Uber, is merging with UK based Fat Llama, and taking its name. The company has lost $20 million in the past four years and suffered misappropriated funds from an employee. [Ottawa Business Journal

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