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Budget 2018: Federal government commits $73M for new Ottawa super library

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Budget 2018: Federal government commits $73M for new Ottawa super library

Budget 2018: Federal government commits $73M for new Ottawa super library

“The federal Liberals will to help fund a $168-million super library, giving the City of Ottawa the confirmation it needs to start planning a facility on LeBreton Flats in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada.

The federal budget released Tuesday earmarks $73.3 million over six years for the joint facility, which includes funding for operations.

The city needed the federal government to provide $69 million for the construction of the building on the city-owned property at 557 Wellington St., which is west of Albert Street and Bronson Avenue. The city will pay $99 million for a new Ottawa Public Library (OPL) main branch in the facility, replacing the aging library building on Metcalfe Street.”

Stephen

Posted on: February 28, 2018, 10:09 am Category: Uncategorized

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