Is handing over struggling public markets a good deal for city? - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Joanne Chianello, CBC News Ottawa, April 5, 2017

That Ottawa's public markets at ByWard and, to a lesser extent, Parkdale are in trouble comes as news to no one.

For years, we've been discussing how the proliferation of farmers' markets across this city, combined with the ever-expanding selection of high-brow foodie goods for sale at local grocery stores, have led to the disappearance of outdoor stalls, especially at the ByWard Market.

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