Taxpayers shouldn’t pay to clean up Zibi land feds owned, Centretown councillor says

By Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen, May 31, 2018

Taxpayers shouldn’t be on the hook for paying to clean up portions of industrial lands on the Ottawa River once owned by the federal government and now slated for an ambitious mixed-use redevelopment, Centretown Coun. Catherine McKenney said Thursday.

The Somerset rep was responding to news Windmill Developments has filed the largest ever grant application to the city to help finance the cleanup costs of contaminated industrial lands where the company plans to build its flagship Zibi community.

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