In-house garbage collection racking up operating deficits for city
Ottawa Citizen

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By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, September 17, 2017

The two garbage collection zones that use city staff together racked up a $1.2-million operational deficit in 2016, an external audit shows.

The downtown zone had a deficit of $589,899 and the east Ottawa zone had a deficit of $665,060 in the fourth year of the collection contracts.

The previous three years of the collection contracts resulted in a cumulative operational deficit of $340,609.

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