|(QMI Agency files)
OTTAWA - Ottawa police will spend $90,000 for data research expertise to help with its controversial race-based data collection set to launch next year.
Another $40,000 for a "data collection instrument" has also been set aside for the traffic stop race data collection project,
In total the project will cost about $400,000 over two years.
"There are no new monies being attributed to this project," Ottawa police Insp. Pat Flanagan said. "It's coming from within existing budget."