Issue 637 Volume 3 Number 137
It’s Monday, October 24, 2022 and we'll be doing our civic duty today, which means being fairly sure who we will mark an ‘X’ against for mayor, then looking at the list of ward candidates and thinking, ‘Wait, who are all these people?’ And school board trustee? Who? And why didn't I read those links in the ottawan?
You can look up who is running in your ward here.
You can find out where to vote using this tool.
If you are already registered to vote, you should have had a voters card sent to you. But you can still vote even if you don't have it. You don't even need to have ID, but it will make things faster.
If you are not registered, you can do so at the polling place.
Ottawa’s City Clerk says that the results will be made official on Friday. That doesn't mean we won't know who won mayor and council this evening – unofficial results are expected around 11 pm.
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▪️This is the final week to enjoy La Troca Ottawa food truck (11:00 am to 4:00pm, and 1426 Scott Street). After Friday it’s closed for the season, so get down there to enjoy incredibly fresh Mexican fare like tacos, burritos, and churros. If you can’t get down to the food truck, you can always plan a sit down meal at the food truck's sister operation, Sí Señor, 506 Rideau St.
▪️If you’re heading to any of the events at the Ottawa Writers Festivaltonight, get some sustenance at the Festival Café in Christ Church Cathedral first. In addition to veggie and vegan meals, there'll be beverages supplied by Bridgehead Coffee and local breweries Beyond the Pale and Bicycle Craft Brewery. 414 Sparks St.
▪️Tickets are running out for this Saturday’s Hammond Hill Haunted Forest walk. This one isn’t for kids; admittance is for people 12 and over. The walk lasts approximately 15 minutes and takes you through scary sites in the forest. It costs $11.62 per ticket, which will admit up to five people. 861 Du Golf Road, Hammond.
▪️Happy Diwali, today is the first of the five days of the Festival of Lights.
Deals of the day
▪️It’s Jocktober at Stroked Ego, where jockstraps and thongs are 20% off until October 31. 131 Bank St.
▪️49th Apparel’s 12 Days of Free Shipping Site Wide, Canada Wide ends on October 30.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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