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Condo cash defies credulity

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City council plans to offer $10,000 incentives to downtown condo buyers.

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City council plans to offer $10,000 incentives to downtown condo buyers.

Re: Buy new condo, pick up $10K (July 17). Has city council gone completely over the edge? Planning to give $10,000 to people who purchase a condo downtown? All I hear is that we have no money to fix the crumbling roads and sidewalks, to cut grass, trim trees and plow streets -- you name it, the list goes on.

Yet we have money to give to people who can afford to purchase a condo, while parts of the city continue to fall apart and look atrocious? It is very generous of council to give away my tax dollars in such a fashion while they tell me nothing can be fixed in my neighbourhood because there is no money.

CHRISTINE JACQUES

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 18, 2013 A12

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