Today's letters: Transit, D-Day and the pipeline

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By Sinclair Robinson, Ottawa Citizen Letter to the Editor, June 14, 2019

Who’s pandering, Mr. Mayor?

Re: Heated council meeting ends with extended transit fare freeze but no reduction, June 13.

Mayor Jim Watson seems to be saying that lowering charges (for bus transit) is pandering to certain groups, in view of simple economics, and therefore bad. What about the mayor’s perennial freezing of tax increases to two per cent, in order to get re-elected, when the city’s infrastructure was in desperate need of more funding? Was that not pandering?