Stats – 7 July 2021

7 July 2021

Weather: ☔️ A few showers. High of 17°, low of 13°

Number: 109. The age at which Ottawa’s oldest man died, June 19. Tom Lumby was also probably Canada’s oldest war veteran. [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawan of the Day: Marcus Griffith. The Orléans entrepreneur has launched his fourth streetware collection from his fashion label, Acid Drop. [Faces Mag]

Quote: “It dismays me that the National Gallery of Canada would've gone outside our borders to seek the talent when we have it right here” – Mark Rutledge, president of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, who is dismayed that the Gallery chose an American company for their rebrand. The designers, Area 17, say that two out of three partners are Canadian, as is the lead designer for the project. [CBC]

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