Mayor Brian Bowman says the Manitoba government is trying to wriggle out of a commitment to pay for its share of a $467-million project rapid-transit project that's already underway.
The Progressive Conservative government said Tuesday that the province wants to amend the terms of an agreement to fund the second phase of the Southwest Transitway and widen Pembina Highway below the Jubilee Avenue underpass.
The city and province each agreed to cover $225 million of the tab when the total project cost was estimated to be $587 million. Ottawa agreed to pay for the rest of the project.
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