By Mike Aubry, The Ottawa Sun
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The organizers of SuperEx hope to bring the highly anticipated agricultural fair back to Ottawa at a new rural location in the next few years.
The Central Canada Exhibition Association already has the ideal turf for the next exhibition — a 145-acre plot of land near the Rideau Carleton Raceway — which the SuperEx bought about seven years ago.
But organizer Mark Lamoureux said they’ll need some deep pockets to help get SuperEx off the ground again.
The land, near the corner of Albion and Rideau roads, will need to be cleared of trees and obstructions, and Lamoureux said he can’t do it without help.
“It’s a bit of a catch-22 right now,” he said.
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