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

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.

Connect with us