Farmers' markets in a bit of a pickle
Metro Ottawa

By Ryan Tumilty, Ottawa Metro News, December 1, 2016

There have been problems with cash handling, wild swings in rent payment and a general lack of oversight by the city in its management of the Byward and Parkdale markets, the auditor has found.

The auditor general’s office delivered the troubling assessment of the markets on Thursday, finding a slew of problems with how the markets operate.

“It appears that no accountability had been assigned,” deputy auditor Sonia Brennan told councillors.

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