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Brantford’s Gretzky Centre: ballooning bill

Taxpayers cannot afford the blank cheque mentality too many governments have toward sports spending.  Pan American and Parapan American Games come to mind, as does Brantford, Ontario’s Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre (WGSC). The WGSC opened in 2013 after years of … Continue reading

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Laurier Brantford/YMCA Athletics Complex: Taxpayers Cannot Afford

It was great to see the Great One back in Brantford, Ontario recently to open the remodeled Wayne Gretzky Sports (“athletics complex”) Centre.  While it’s a nice addition to Brantford’s recreation services, the issue of cost cast a large shadow over this happy occasion. … Continue reading

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