What Ottawa is Talking About – 1 November 2021

1 November 2021

▪️The Ottawa Airport is open again for international flights. The first outgoing flight since the pandemic closed the airport to international travel in March 2020 was to Fort Lauderdale by Flair Air. The first incoming flight was United from Washington, DC. Canada had limited foreign flights to Halifax, Montréal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver airports. [CTV]

▪️Covert Ottawa Guy reviews his first live show since March 2020. The show is No-Show: Songs from Lost Gigs in which the players sing songs from the shows that were cancelled during the pandemic, including Hawksley Workman, Sloan, Arlo Guthrie, Hamilton, Alanis Morrissette, and Blue Rodeo. The last show seen in 2020 was Dancing at Lughnasa.  [Covert Ottawa Guy]

▪️Comedian Rick Currie has an O-Train song sung to the tune of Johnny Cash's ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ [YouTube]

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