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Privatization process of Ottawa's Lansdowne illegitimate - researchers

Municipal politicians can at times act more like cheerleaders than assessors.

Lansdowne Park in the 1950s.OTTAWA, June 6, 2010: The process to redevelop Lansdowne Park has been flawed and "illegitimate" and unlikely to produce a winning outcome for the city, according to four Ottawa professors.

Three professors from Carleton University and one from the University of Ottawa presented papers at Ottawa City Hall on Thursday questioning the value of public-private partnerships, where they said municipal politicians can at times act more like cheerleaders than assessors....

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Posted: July 09, 2010

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