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Ottawa’s budget, transit fares, Lansdowne: Highlights from a packed council meeting – Ottawa

Ottawa city council went through a series of high-profile items during a long meeting on Wednesday, approving a $3.94-billion budget and changes to the city’s deal with the Lansdowne Park operators but finding little common ground amid battling councillors. Mayor Jim Watson started Wednesday’s meeting stating his belief that…
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Ottawa finance committee signs off on changes to Lansdowne Park deal – Ottawa

Ottawa’s mayor and city staff believe proposed changes to the municipality’s relationship with the team running Lansdowne Park will be better for the city’s bottom line in the long run, according to a presentation at the finance and economic development committee (FEDCO) on Thursday. But some councillors and numerous…