Watson promises free Sunday transit for seniors

By Laura Osman, CBC News Ottawa, October 18, 2018

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson is promising an extra day of free transit for seniors if he's re-elected Monday.

The announcement was among his final list of campaign promises of the election, released in an emailed statement late Thursday afternoon.

"This measure is not only a cost saving opportunity for seniors; it encourages them to leave their home and take part in social outings, helping to fight widespread loneliness and isolation affecting many seniors," Watson said in the release.


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