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Old Posted Mar 23, 2014, 8:07 PM
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Thunder Bay Civic Centre - $106 million


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Originally Posted by btimmis1 View Post
The city of Thunder Bay has issued a "Request for Expressions of Interest" for potential partners and business partners for the proposed $106 Million Thunder Bay Event Centre. The new centre would be built on the site of the current Water Street bus terminal in downtown Port Arthur. A much needed and overdue project for the city. The Fort William Gardens has held up pretty well, but it's time to move forward.

Apparently the Winnipeg Jets are looking at moving their AHL team to Thunder Bay if a new arena is built. Personally, I'm not sure if there is enough support (by support I mean $$$) for that team in addition to the strong community support for the LU Thunderwolves, but maybe the improved travel situation for players to and from Winnipeg means they can accept reduced revenue?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunde...ners-1.1309730
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfou...ckey-1.2505192

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