Egan: On the new Civic: we’re taking a trip but can we leave the Farm?
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By Kelly Egan, Ottawa Citizen, July 1, 2016

Last week we raised the spectre of Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre being demolished, in stages, to make way for a more residential- and transit-friendly development.

We should make the point — a flustered merchant did — this could take five to 10 years, maybe even longer, so it’s business as usual.

But another reader responds with a good question. If RioCan is considering a major takedown of Lincoln Fields and Westgate malls, should these sites be considered for the new Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital?