Weather: 🌧️ 40 per cent chance of periods of drizzle. High of 9°, low of 5°.
Number: $215 million. The amount asked for by the taxi industry in a class action lawsuit against the City as damages for allowing Uber to enter the market. After six years, the case will be heard starting Tuesday. Owners say the value of their artificially limited taxi plates have dropped from $340,000 to $7,000. [CBC]
Ottawans of the Day: Bill Namagoose, Rich Little, Konrad von Finckenstein, and Laurence Gray. The four have been awarded the Order of Canada by New Edinburgh-via-Manotick resident Governor General Mary Simon. [Governor-General of Canada]
Quote: ‘It’s pretty rare in my career to be able to work on a site quite like this where one patient’s view could be into the Dominion Arboretum, another’s across the Experimental Farm, and another over Dow’s Lake’ – Architect Jason-Emery Groën who is designing a ‘better hospital room’ for the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus. [Ottawa Citizen]
Sports: NHL Ottawa Senators 4 – Washington Capitals 3 last night