What Ottawa is Talking About - 32 December 2021

31 December 2021

▪️National Capital Freenet is proposing citywide free wifi. The Internet pioneers have created Digital Equity Ottawa, a group the will sponsor putting wifi in buildings across the City, linked together in a technology called Mesh. [Capital Current]

▪️Red Cart books in Cornwall has a problem – they have 250,000 books that they need to put somewhere. The tiny book shop has been receiving around 2,000 books per week donated by thrift stores, which have now taken over a barn and farm house. Any ideas? Send them to [email protected] [Ottawa Citizen] [Red Cart Books]

▪️Your annual reminder: stay off the Rideau Canal ice until it's officially open. The National Capital Commission says that the ice is dangerously thin – even if you can see workers on the ice. [Ottawa Citizen]

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