Stats – 9 July 2021

9 July 2021

Weather: ☔️ 30 per cent chance of showers. High of 22°, low of 12°

Number: 9. July 9 is Nunavut Day, recognizing the date the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act went into effect in 1993, which lead to the creation of the Territory. The Ottawa connection is a sweet one: Merry Dairy has created a Nunavut flavour, inspired by the colours of the flag, with raspberry sauce, lemon curd, and blue candy. Available in their shop or online. [CBC] [Merry Dairy]

Ottawan of the Day: Samuel Singer. The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law assistant professor has won the Canadian Law and Society Association Article Prize for his paper Trans Rights Are Not Just Human Rights: Legal Strategies for Trans Justice. [Law Times News] [The Paper]

Quote: We were not surprised by the results, but rather by their magnitude” – University of Ottawa professor Tracy Vaillancourt, who lead a study that found bullying in schools plummeted during the pandemic. However, cyberbullying did not drop as much. [Le Droit]

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