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Number: 1.8 metres The allowed width of a walkway beside your driveway – void if you park your car on it. Residents have been ordered by Ottawa bylaw to remove too-wide walkways or face a fine. [CBC]
Ottawan of the Day: Dr. Ian Showalter. Showalter lived varied life as an roboticist on the Canadarm, sound engineer at the House of Targ, and recordist of many prominent – and not-so-prominent – Ottawa bands. Showalter died peacefully at Kensington Hospice on July 1st. He was in his 50s. [House of Targ] [Google Scholar]
Quote: 'As they became involved in the aquatic field, they found other jobs’ – Raynald Hawkins,executive director of the Lifesaving Society, who says that trained lifeguards are spoiled for choice in jobs. 50 learn-to-swim classes and some public swims have been cancelled in Ottawa public pools. [CBC]