Ottawa's mayor talks transit, tourism and economy in State of the City Address

By Jenn Pritchard, 1310 News, January 30, 2019

Ottawa is set to hit some big milestones in 2019 and see the start of some major projects.

Mayor Jim Watson delievered his annual State of the City Adress on Wednesday morning.

(...)"I'm excited by the prospects of planning for a city of over a million residents," he said. "This milestone - along with the launch of LRT - will put us in another league amongst cities worldwide and will bolster our image on the world map with visitors."

Watson also discussed the new light rail Confederation Line, with all fare gates and CCTV cameras ready to go ahead of the expected handover at the end of March.

He added that LRT Phase 2 was one step closer to becoming a reality.

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