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China-focused firm invests in Ottawa-area commuter rail plan

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 10:57 PM

Globe and Mail, 7/16/17:



China-focused firm invests in Ottawa-area commuter rail plan


A Toronto-based condo developer that specializes in attracting Chinese capital for Canadian real estate is investing in a controversial proposal for a privately run commuter rail network throughout the National Capital Region.



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Posted 19 July 2017 - 07:11 PM



Private investors plan metro-Ottawa passenger rail


Plans for privately-financed 250-mile commuter rail network centered on Ottawa and Gatineau took a step forward on July 1, when the Moose Consortium of eight local companies exchanged letters of intent with a consortium of LeMine Investment Group and Consortia N.A. (LeMine-ConsortiaNA) to assess the business and technical potential of the project.

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