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01-24-2013, 12:00 PM
Join Date: Jul 2005
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I'm perfectly aware of the formula, what projects are ongoing, and what community projects and community endeavors are typically funded. I'm also aware Edmonton is presently overdrafted in the fund as they chose to use more of their allocation in recent funding years.
What amount would you think is available that is not presently projected, planned.
WEll lets see, community rec centers, libraries, fitness centers vs
Pro Hockey arena for richstars.
I wonder where I'd rather see the money go. Helping all families establish healthy physical lives and pursuits or funding a Pro Arena where only the wealthy can attend.
Ah yes, the rub!! Of course an arena will only be used for hockey...
It's staggering that there is still a contingent that believes that an arena construction is an either or proposition that will kill any hopes of community rec centres or libraries being built.
"Helping all families establish healthy physical lives and pursuits or funding a Pro Arena where only the wealthy can attend."
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