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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The Ottawan


HELLO OTTAWA 
 

Jobs for night owls

The world is clearly wrapping things up for the year. Until January, there will probably be very few job applications processes going through: but here are two.

▪️Assemble medical devices at Adecco from 6:00pm to 6:30pm. $22.22 per hour, paid weekly. 

▪️Coke Canada Bottling needs an experienced general labourer with a forklift certification to work the 2:30pm to 11:00pm shift. $17 per hour plus night shift premium

We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren


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STATS

Weather: ❄️ 30 per cent chance of flurries. High of -3°, low of -3°

Number: $1,000. The price that some people in Ottawa are getting for selling their Monstera plants. [CBC]

Ottawan of the Day: Frannie Sheridan. The author, who grew up in Westboro, has released a harrowing memoir, Confessions of a Jewish shiksa. [Ottawa Citizen] [The Book

Quote: ‘That’s fair for any operation that gets their business slashed in half. When you cut something in half, it affects families. It affects people’s livelihoods’ – Tyler Da Silva, co-owner of Thr33’s Co. Snack Bar, which is ineligible for Federal COVID-19 business assitance because it opened after the pandemic began. This week, all restaurants were ordered to operate at 50 per cent capacity.  [Ottawa Citizen]

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Data is from this morning, comparisons are with yesterday
 

ONTARIO

caseschangedeaths
657,180🔺 3,45310,123🔺10
💉 Eligible people with one dose (5+)85.9% 
💉 Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)80.5%


Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 

QUEBEC

caseschangedeaths
495,337🔺5,04311,650🔺8
💉 Eligible people with one dose (5+)88.8%
💉 Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)81.5%


Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates



OTTAWA

cases changedeaths
34,608🔺325

620 🔸0

💉 Eligible people with one dose (5+)

888,599 (89%)
💉 Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)819,816 (82%)


Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 
 

OUTAOUAIS

caseschangedeaths
15,568🔺349223 🔸0
💉 Number of doses of vaccine 661,627


As of December 17, 2021 Updated Weekly

💉 Eligible people with one dose (12+) 95%
💉 Eligible people fully vaccinated (12+)92.4%


Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates
 

EASTERN ONTARIO HEALTH UNIT

caseschangedeaths
6519🔺120134 🔺1
💉 Eligible people with one dose (5+)175,532 (85.6%)
💉 Eligible people fully vaccinated (5+)164,219 (80.1%)
💉 Eligible people with booster shot26,881


Eastern Ontario Health Unit  Eastern Ontario Health Unit Vaccination Rates

 

COVID-19 NEWS

⭕ Dr Theresa Tam says Canadians must reduce contacts or else hospitals will be overrun with the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The Chief Medical Officer of Canada fears that restrictions beyond what the Provinces have instituted may be necessary. [CBC]

⭕ Hundreds of people showed up to the Minto Recreation Complex in Barrhaven this morning for their free rapid COVID-19 tests. Except the Complex had not received the test. Everyone was sent home with a rain cheque. [CBC]
 

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SADLY, WE CAN’T GUARANTEE DELIVERY BEFORE CHRISTMAS. 

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WHAT OTTAWA IS TALKING ABOUT

▪️Another candidate has proposed themself for Ottawa mayor: Bryan Brulotte. The CEO of staffing firm MaxSys says his business experience in managing budgets through a crisis would benefit the city. [Ottawa Citizen]

+ We're not sure when Brulotte moved, but as recently as last April, his personal website said his family lived in Chelsea, QCIt now says Ottawa.

▪️Last year's yearbook, The Sh*tstorm That Was 2020, has a sequel:  The Hot Mess that was 2021Author Jon Sinden and artist Mark Lim review the past year with a gimlet eye and look at the world from a local perspective. [Apt 613] [Buy The Book]


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