Federal budget: City looks for LRT, housing, child care cash
Ottawa & Region

By Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Sun, March 20, 2017

Ottawa’s municipal leaders are banking on Wednesday’s federal budget to deliver millions for transit, housing and child care.

Council’s March 8 approval of the $3.6-billion Stage 2 LRT package brought the city another step closer to putting the project up for tender, but it still needs to secure federal funding, which Mayor Jim Watson hopes will happen before the end of May.


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