- Feds: $16.7M
- Prov: $16.7M
- City: $5.2M or $5.8M
- Laurier U: $7.4M
- YMCA: $7.4M
- Capital fundraising (non-government sources): $8.6M
and the building of the $2M athletic complex #3 …
- Feds: $50K
- Prov: $100K
- City: $400K
- School Board: $400K
- Capital fundraising (non-government sources): $592K
when the $64.3M athletic complex #1 still is not paid for …
- Feds: $16M
- Prov: $16M
- City & some capital fundraising: $32.3M
- Official Opening: Sept. 2013
- Original Budget (2007): $37M
- Cost Overrun: $27.3M
- Recent repairs: $1M
When it comes to sports it appears anything goes; heck the final bill isn’t in yet for the Pan American Games, er … oh … and the Para Pan American games haven’t started yet…(come on don’t spoil the fun, says our other self) but there’s still room on Toronto’s plate for a 2024 Olympic bid. Whew!
Surely we’re not pawns in well orchestrated plans?
Ah, but there is hope; with the coming facelift for democracy let’s take a chapter out of the Swiss handbook. We can mitigate government dysfunction through referendums for decisions beyond the day-to-day running of a jurisdiction.
So instead of going to a movie this weekend, tune into the government channel for the latest drama.
June 2016 update on final cost of Pauline Johnson Collegiate Kiwanis Field: $3.2M.
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