Open house on proposed library draws impassioned crowd


If libraries did as well as town hall meetings about them, we’d be building one on every block.

More than 150 impassioned citizens filled the council chambers at city hall Wednesday night to discuss plans for Ottawa’s new central library. The open house, hosted by councillors Catherine McKenney, David Chernushenko, Mathieu Fleury, Tobi Nussbaum and Jeff Leiper, attracted a crowd that skewed in the senior range.

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