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Old Posted Mar 19, 2013, 2:16 PM
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Originally Posted by OUIR@random View Post
Mmmm, I don't think that answered my question. How is this sustainable? Who is expected to pay for this and how is a city 5 times smaller expected to make this realistic? We all want this for Moncton, but I truly believe that this will put Moncton in a financial mess. We should go big, but this big?
I kinda wonder why London went the size they did with their centre. It could have been larger for a city that size. Moncton built an arena with a nearly 7000 capacity 40 years ago when the city was half the size it is today. I don't think a facility in the 9000-10,000 range is out of reach, and frankly I think anything less is a missed opportunity, especially considering the recent and projected demographic growth.
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