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The 10 Year Capsule – Ottawa In 2012

LIFE in 2012

In Power

Prime Minister: Stephen Harper
Ontario Premier: Dalton McGuinty
Ottawa Mayor: Jim Watson

Cost of Living

·Average Gas Price: $1.18/Litre
· Average House Price: $351,642

Bluesfest lineup 2012

· Snoop Dogg

· A$AP Rocky

· The Weeknd

· Alice Cooper

· Tiesto

· John Mellencamp

· Tyga

Pop Culture in 2012

Top Box Office

1. The Avengers

2. Dark Knight Rises

3. The Hunger Games

4. Skyfall

5. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

Top Songs of 2012

1. “Somebody That I Used To Know” – Gotye

2. “Call Me Maybe” – Carly Rae Jepsen

3. “We are Young” – Fun. Ft. Janelle Monáe

4. “Payphone” – Maroon 5 ft. Wiz Khalifa

5. “Lights” – Ellie Goulding

Ottawa Concerts at the CTC in 2012

· Justin Bieber

· Madonna

· The Who

· Bruce Springsteen

· Carrie Underwood

· Van Halen



The Ottawa Senators

· Ottawa Hosted the 2012 NHL All-Star Game

· Erik Karlsson won the Norris Trophy after putting up19 Goals and 78 pts that season

· Jason Spezza finished 4th in NHL Scoring

· The Ottawa Senators had the 6th Best Attendance in the NHL (18,342 per game)

· The Senators finished 2011-2012 season 41-31-10, losing to the Rangers in 1st Round

· Paul MacLean was a finalist for the Jack Adams Award

Team Leaders:

· Goals: Milan Michalek (35)

· Assists: Erik Karlsson (59)

· Points: Jason Spezza (84)

· PIMs: Zenon Konopka (193)

Stanley Cup:
Los Angeles Kings beat New Jersey (4-2)
Super Bowl:
NY Giants beat New England Patriots (21-17)
NBA Championship:
Miami Heat (4-1) over Oklahoma City Thunder
World Series:
San Francisco Giants (4-0) over the Detroit Tigers

Canada’s Best Selling Cars in 2012

1. Honda Civic

2. Hyundai Elantra

3. Toyota Corolla

4. Mazda 3

5. Chevy Cruze


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