Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Ottawan


Wednesday food and drink

▪️Orléans Brewing has new, end of summer hours, so if you want to soak up summer 2021’s final rays on their patio take note: Tuesday and Wednesday 3:00pm to 9:00pm, Thursday to Saturday 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday 11:30am to 5:00pm.

▪️The hours have also changed at Three Tarts Bakeshop. You can now walk up from Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5:00pm. Right now they’re busy making their final Lemon Cloud Cakes until summer 2022, and this Saturday they’ll be selling full sized versions of the citrus-y chiffon cake with cream cheese icing as well as slices. Visit 3-464 Bank Street, Ottawa K2P 1Z3. 

▪️Film and beer alert: Next time you’re at the Mayfair Theatre, grab one of the Big Rig cards at the box office or candy bar to get 15% off your next Big Rig online purchase.

▪️No plans tonight? Book your ticket for the Hintonburg Public House’s tasting event with Broadhead Beer. For $60, you’ll enjoy and learn about five styles of Broadhead beer, and you'll get a bar snack too. The fun starts at 6:00pm. 

The HPH is also searching for a cook to join the back of house team. Email your resumé or call 613-421-5087 for a chat.

▪️Heads up: tonight is the penultimate Parkdale Night Market, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. That’s right: you only have two more chances to enjoy shopping with local farmers and makers as twilight falls. 366 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa K1Y 1G8

Deals of the day

▪️Craft Beer Market has $6 local beers all day. Looks like today's going to be another scorcher, and they’ve got a patio, so…975 Bank Street, Ottawa.

▪️Ottawa’s favourite supporter of Canadian-made fashion is having a flash sale. Flock boutique has added an extra 10% discount to summer sale items, including some jewellery. 

▪️Nelson, BC brand Lilikoi is facing the staffing issues of COVID-19 with a sale. Once these pieces are gone, there will be no more, as the producers turn their focus to Fall collections. The sale items include cropped tees, hemp tanks, wrap tops, lounge pants, hand dyed skirts, and cocoon sweaters. 

We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren

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Weather: ?️ 30 per cent chance of showers. High of 32°, low of 21°

Number: $2.56. The share price, in US dollars, of Ottawa cannabis producer Hexo on it's first day on the Nasdaq stock exchange yesterday. [Ottawa Business Journal]

Ottawan of the Day: Dillon Richardson. Richardson is in Tokyo, volunteering for the Paralympics as the Field of Play Supervisor for Para powerlifting. [Barrhaven Independent]

Quote: ‘Count on our tall foreheads at Ottawa City Hall to find an inappropriate time to close wading pools’ – Mike Patton on the City closing wading pools during a heat wave. [The Bulldog]

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All data is as of this morning, changes are compared with yesterday.


561,297? 6609,472 ? 2
? Eligible people with one dose83.1% 
? Eligible people with second dose75.9%

Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 


386,015?55011,284 ? 1
? Eligible people with one dose86%
? Eligible people with second dose76.8%

Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates


cases changedeaths
28,156? 19

593 ? 0

? Eligible people with one dose

783,139 (85%)
? Eligible people with second dose717,818 (78%)

Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 


12,779?14215 ? 0
? Number of doses of vaccine 546,753

As of Aug 11, 2021 Updated Weekly

? Eligible people with one dose284,626 (69.4%)
? Eligible people with second dose238,925 (58.3%)

Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates


4799?2112 ? 0
? Eligible people with one dose150,713 (82%)
? Eligible people with second dose137,663 (75.2%)

Eastern Ontario Health UnitEastern Ontario Health Unit Vaccination Rates



⭕ Booster shots are now available for higher-risk Ottawa residents. Those eligible include retirement home residents, people who have had transplants, and people receiving cancer treatment. [CBC] [Eligibility List]

⭕ Ottawa schools will soon be publishing ventilation information on a website. The Province has ordered this to be done by September 3. [Ottawa Citizen]

⭕ Ottawa’s three adult-focussed hospitals have reversed ferret and are now mandating vaccines for staff and visitors, requiring full vaccination by October 15. Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario already had that policy. [Ottawa Citizen]

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▪️Forest on Hunt Club Road saved from BMW dealership expansion – by the dealership. Otto's BMW had asked for a zoning bylaw amendment to increase its parking area. Their plans would have knocked down 1.57 hectares of forest. The dealership has abandoned the plans over community objections. [CBC

▪️Locals are disappointed LeBreton Flats developer wants to put off building new grocery store. Claridge Homes had previous approval to build towers – including commercial space – along Booth street, then later build on a side street near other buildings. Claridge has asked the City to switch the order, putting off commercial development for years. [CBC]

▪️Inside Out is showing free drive-in movies tomorrow and Friday to celebrate Capital Pride. The films at Wesley Clover Park will be BeytoPitoc E IcinakosianFanny: The Right To Rock, and I Am Gay. Reservations required. [Ottawa Life] [Inside Out

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