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It’s Must See TV tomorrow afternoon – the Special meeting of the City Manager Hiring Panel.  

At 3 pm, watch for ...

 

  • Approval of the hiring panel terms of reference

  • Selection of external search firm

  • Establishment of overall timeline for the recruitment and appointment process for this position

  • Receipt of job description and salary range for this position

  • High speed skidoo chase up the Rideau Canal

Followed by this season’s first spin-off, Special meeting of the General Manager of Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Hiring Panel

  • Approval of the hiring panel terms of reference

  • Selection of external search firm

  • Establishment of overall timeline for the recruitment and appointment process for this position

  • Receipt of job description and salary range for this position

  • 15 minute sword fight on Sparks Street

The hiring of both the City Manager and the General Manager of Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development are huge deals, with ramifications that will affect the City for decades. It’s worth keeping an eye on it as the procedure grinds on.

You can be part of the live studio audience at City Hall, Champlain Room, 2nd floor, Heritage Building, at 110 Laurier Avenue West or watch it on screen.

– Martha and Darren

 

 

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    Weather

    • ☁️  A few clouds. High of -9°, low of -21°.

    Number 

    • $204,200 to $240,200 
    • – The annual salary offered for the successful applicant for the new director and CEO of the National Gallery. The want ad has just been posted. The previous director, Sasha Suda, left to take charge of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. (Joanne Laucius at the Ottawa Citizen) (Job ad)

    Ottawan of the Day

    • Ballou Tabla 
    • The superstar forward for Atlético Ottawa is leaving for the Turkish second division side Manisa FK in what may be the highest-grossing transfers ever seen in the Canadian Premiere League’s venerable five year history.  (John Jaques in the Northern Tribune)

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    🚸 Elegy

    🌻 Gardening Lectures

    •  Registration for five virtual lectures by the Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carleton is now open. This year’s theme is ‘Creating your Garden with Nature’. $55 for the series or $12 each, or $45/$10 if you're a member. (Register Here)

    🎙️ Junos

    🛻 Convoy

    • The Public Order Emergency Commission, which was due next week to issue its report on the Federal government’s use of the Emergency Act to roust the Convoy siege participants, has asked for extra time. The new date is expected to be February 20, which is within the act’s 360 day mandated timescale. (Canadian Press)

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    Ottawa’s Studio D has items for up to 70% off the original price, but only for a limited time.

    Adorable yet cozy layering tops from Eliza Faulkner are on sale for short time. Made of 70% Tercel and 30% wool from South Korea, the tops are made in Canada and come in a cool range of colours.

     

    It’s the final day for free shipping on orders over $60  at BKIND (before tax). The sale ends at 11:59pm tonight. 

     

    The annual flash sale for Bits of Bolts is happening, people, tonight at 8:30pm. The bundles will begin to load on the website at that time, and by 8:45pm they should all have been uploaded. Note: the Mad About Patchwork team say this sale is pretty popular, so it’s first come, first served at checkout, not at the time you add items to your cart. 

      

    A collective of street artists have opened a gallery in Kitchissippi, the Urban Art Collective, featuring paintings infused with graffiti aesthetics alongside objects like reclaimed and redecorated vinyl records, skateboards, and rocking horses. Yes, you are cool enough to visit.

    We will see you tomorrow  – Martha and Darren
     

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