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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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▪️Digital marketing agency Skyfall Blue is hiring a Social Media Account Manager to provide creative content and technical writing expertise to high level clients.

▪️Movati Athletic at Ottawa Train Yards is searching for an Account Representative to engage with current and potential members and achieve sales objectives.

▪️The Ottawa School of Photographic Arts, Ottawa (SPAO) requires a Digital Content Coordinator to manage the organization’s programs on multiple social media platforms, the website, and via the newsletter. This is a nine week contract position, but could lead to additional employment opportunities. 

▪️i-Sight creates corporate investigation management software for companies around the globe. They’re hiring a Content Strategist who can help to build the brand across the website, social media, webinars, and email, utilizing thought leadership, content promotion, and marketing. 


If your wardrobe needs a summer top up, you’ll want to visit Brenda Beddome, where everything is currently 20% off. The Canadian-made tops range from wraps to v-necks to classic tees; meanwhile, the pants are available in linen, Tencel, bamboo, and twill, in a variety of widths and lengths. Every piece is elegant and ready for work and play. Use the code SUMMER20 to receive your discount.

We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren

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Weather: ☔️ 60 per cent chance of showers. High of 29°, low of 15°

Number: 90. The number of  minutes faster the trip from Ottawa to Toronto will be if the proposed high speed Via Rail line is built. Federal transportation minister Omar Alghabra announced the plan for 200 kmh trains along the Quebec City - Montréal - Ottawa - Toronto corridor this morning.  [Daily Hive]

Ottawan of the Day: Paul LaPolice. The new head coach of the Ottawa RedBlacks, who has actually held the position for over a year – there just haven't been any football games to coach. [Faces Mag

Quote: “The technology has helped us that we can do work from here” – Barbados HIgh Commissioner to Canada Gline Clarke, who has yet to set foot in Canada but may be able to in two or three weeks. [Barbados Today]

Sports: CEBL Edmonton Stingers 104 – Ottawa BlackJacks 87, last night. The BlackJacks play host to the Fraser Valley Bandits Saturday. 

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


546,217? 2449,224 ? 9 
? Eligible people with one dose77.6% 
? Eligible people with second dose45.5%

Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 


375,362? 6711,218 ? 0
? Eligible people with one dose81%
? Eligible people with second dose36.2%

Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates



cases changedeaths
27,705? 2591 ? 0
? Vaccinated with one dose757,151
? Vaccinated with second dose371,360

Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 


12,535? 11215 ? 0
? Number of doses of vaccine 403,057

Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates


4726?- 3111 ? 1
Downward changes are usually cases being reassigned to a different health authority

? Number of doses of vaccine

Eastern Ontario Health Unit



⭕ There have been zero deaths from COVID-19 in Ottawa for ten days straight. [CTV]

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▪️New Edinborough’s newest resident will be Mary Simon, who has been appointed as the next Governor General. The Inuk leader was previously ambassador to Denmark and helped create the Arctic Council. A hitch will be that Simon is bilingual in English and Inuktitut, but not French, although she is committed to learning it. [Global]

▪️Bus service between Ottawa / Gatineau to Montréal is resuming Thursday.  Orléans Express will resume service once daily, which had stopped completely a year ago due to the pandemic. [Radio Canada] [Orléans Express]

▪️Ottawa drops 32 places on the global tech ranking list.. Last year, Ottawa hit #57 on the list of 1000 global tech hot spots. This year, Ottawa is #89. Montréal, in third place for Canada, was #46 globally.  [Ottawa Business Journal] [The List]

▪️Tenants have been told to move from their sort-of affordable apartments because the building will be turned into a parking lot. The landlord is elderly and wants to retire. Tenants would be eligible for three months rent but would be unlikely to find another apartment for $1200 per month. [Ottawa Citizen]

▪️The City has all approvals needed but one to pedestrianize the derelict Prince of Wales railway bridge. The outlier is the Gatineau transit authority, which needs to approve a connection to their station on the other side. Tomorrow, Council will vote on renaming the structure after the late Algonquin leader William Commanda. [CTV]

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