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posted on February 16, 2010
Boards remain in control of arenas, for now
By: Peter Kuitenbrouwer
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2010
Source: The National Post
At 11 a..m. yesterday, 140 people crammed into Committee Room One at City Hall -- many of them in business attire -- a sure sign that our elected officials are meddling in sensitive territory.
And in Toronto, nothing is more sacred than a sheet of ice on which to skate.
Laura Wilson provided my favourite tear-jerker moment. Her son plays in the Greater Toronto Hockey League. Her younger daughter plays in the Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association. Her elder daughter wanted to join Leaside Girls, too, but that league, citing a lack of ice, couldn't accept her.