Why the latest delay makes LRT an Ottawa election issue

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By Joanne Chianello, CBC News Ottawa, September 11, 2018

Thinking back to the quasi-disaster known as the Rideau sinkhole, no one is that surprised by Monday's news that Rideau Transit Group (RTG) will miss its Nov. 2 deadline to deliver the Confederation Line to the city.

What people will question is why council didn't know earlier that RTG would miss a deadline that's now less than two months away.

That suddenly makes the LRT an election issue.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/lrt-delay-election-issue-1.4817471