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2017 Michener-Deacon Journalism Fellow. Stay-at-home dad. Ottawa City Hall reporter. PT instructor Carleton U J-school. Sweet tooth. mpearson@postmedia.com

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Nov 17, 2017

Taskforce would be led by city manager Steve Kanellakos, involve Salvation Army and others; might try to get other levels of govt chip in some dollars. #ottnews

Nov 17, 2017

Nussbaum is now introducing motion to create 100-day taskforce. Binary nature of vote. City has had past success with 100-day taskforces. #ottnews

Nov 17, 2017

Seems like committee may not vote on several motions (not Nussbaum's) tonight because staff need more time to figure out the impact. Motions will be voted on at council. #ottnews

Nov 17, 2017

There's also an amendment to defer the vote to the council meeting of Dec. 13. #ottnews

Nov 17, 2017

So, committee will vote on motions first. Nussbaum wants to defer vote on application, convene 100-day taskforce to "develop specific recommendations" related to this proposal. To report back in February. #ottnews

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