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Work on the southern extension is expected to begin in the coming weeks, with construction wrapping up by 2022
Ontario premier Doug Ford confirmed a $1.21-billion commitment from the province to help fund the second phase of Ottawa’s light-rail transit line during an announcement Friday morning
Numerous councillors arguing to postpone the vote were rebuffed by city staff and fellow members of council on the high cost and delays associated with pushing the decision
Many councillors expressed frustration over the tight timeline needed to approve the $4.66 billion in contracts for LRT's second phase
Phase two of Ottawa's LRT system is expected to be ready in 2025 – two years later and $1.1B more than initial expectations