Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Ottawan


New Tuesday Jobs: Arts & Music

▪️Instructor, Intermediate Arts City of Ottawa Teach and evaluate creative children in theatre, dance, music, visual, literary, and multi-media arts in the community recreational programme. Up to 24 hours per week, $19.986 - $29.186 per hour.

▪️StoryBoard ArtistMercury Filmworks. Help bring to life shows like Hilda, a new Netflix original series created & directed by Craig McCracken (no, we haven't heard of it, either), plus other yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney. 

▪️Jazz Artist Management Assistant, Judith Humenick Productions. This position involves a broad range of duties related to event organization and promotion, networking, booking in the jazz music industry. Part-time,  $14.35 per hour

▪️Desktop Publisher, Seamax International Cruise Ship Employment Services. Job tasks are making TV guides, dinner menus, crew newsletters, updated port weather information … we're not entirely sure, but it seems that this job is actually on a cruise ship, of which very few stop by Ottawa. The people hiring are here, though.

We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren

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Weather: ?️ Showers. High of 9°, low of 3°

Number: 163 years. The age of a cross found in the field of an Orléans family in the 50s and a mystery ever since – until now. The Orléans family had kept it over the decades in hope of one day being able to identify the owner. A search on found the cross owner's great great grandchildren.  [CTV]

Ottawan of the Day: Molly Penny. The professional clown is celebrating 20 years of therapeutic and diversional play with the kids at CHEO [Ottawa Citizen]

Quote: ‘These were 4,000 people with an opinion and they're not necessarily representative of the population and certainly not representative of the people perhaps most impacted by police – Ottawa Police Board chair Diane Deans on public opinion research that the police released last week. Some of it was telephone polling paid by the police, others were from internal surveys of police officers. [CBC

Sports: NHL Washington Capitals 7 – Ottawa Senators 5, last night

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Data is from this morning, comparisons are with yesteday


598,110? 2699,852 ? 6
? Eligible people with one dose87.9% 
? Eligible people fully vaccinated83.9%

Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 


422,995?32411,477 ?5
? Eligible people with one dose90.3%
? Eligible people fully vaccinated86.3%

Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates


cases changedeaths

602 ?0

? Eligible people with one dose

829,861 (90%)
? Eligible people fully vaccinated793,474 (86%)

Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 


14,224?40222 ?0
? Number of doses of vaccine 599,602

As of October 20, 2021 Updated Weekly

? Eligible people with one dose 86.8%
? Eligible people fully vaccinated83.1%

Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates


5764?18120 ?0
? Eligible people with one dose166,154 (90.8%)
? Eligible people fully vaccinated158,184 (86.5%)

Eastern Ontario Health Unit  Eastern Ontario Health Unit Vaccination Rates



⭕ Hundreds of civil servants have organized as ‘Feds for Freedom’, opposing requirements to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to keep their jobs. They say they are organizing because their unions are not representing their interests. [CBC]

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▪️Councillor Catherine McKenney will not be personally buying 13 old buses for the City after all. The City of St Louis, Missouri had put the buses up for auction, and at the time the going rate was CDN $1800 – for all of them. The auction is now over $30,000 and rising, and there is no guarantee that the buses are actually suitable for Ottawa streets. Not that that transit vehicles being suitable for Ottawa has been a priority lately. [CBC]

▪️Developer plans 30 storey residential tower near Carlingwood Shopping Centre. Osgoode Properties wants build 293 rental apartments in the building, 400 metres from the under-construction New Orchard O-Train station. Buildings are currently limited to 39 metres in the area, Osgoode would need a zoning change to get its 95 metre height. The building would replace a parking lot. [Ottawa Business Journal]

▪️Premier Doug Ford will be in Ottawa today to officially open the Hub350 technology centre in the Kanata North Business Park.  [CTV] [Hub350]

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