Weather: ⛅ Mostly cloudy. High of 24°, low of 12°.
Number: $200,000. The fine levied against the RIdeau Carleton Casino, operating as Hard Rock Casino Ottawa, for alleged violations, including a lackadaisical – alleged, of course – attitude to money laundering. [CBC]
Ottawan of the Day: NLN. The rapper has been releasing a song a week over the past two years. [CBC] [Spotify]
Quote: 'I’ve never been an advocate for this so-called free transit and it’s not free because someone has to pay for it’ – Mayor Jim Watson dismissing the idea of free transit and, presumably, free roads, free emergency services, free parks, and free chief magistrate services. [Ottawa Citizen]
Sports: Frontier League Ottawa Titans 6 – Trois-Rivières Aigles 2, last night