Of sinkholes, stormwater and condom slogans: 16 memorable city hall stories from 2016
Ottawa Citizen

By Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen, December 30, 2016

Around Ottawa City Hall, 2016 will be remembered as the year Rideau Street sank and Uber scored a slam dunk, the year LRT trains began to roll and a new stormwater fee took its toll, the year the bureaucracy got lean and the mayor dreamed of 2017.

Here are 16 memorable moments from 2016.1.

This train is bound for gloryConstruction of the $2.1-billion Confederation LRT line reached a major milestone in early December when the first light-rail vehicle assembled in Ottawa began rolling along slowly on a stretch of track between Blair and Cyrville stations.


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