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posted on January 24, 2011
Previously approved money withheld from city budget
By: JOANNA LAVOIE
Published: Jan 13, 2011
Source: Inside Toronto
"Ambitious plans to build a state-of-the-art stacked, four-pad sports complex in the port lands have been iced after $34 million in previously approved funding was omitted from the 2011 capital budget.
Councillors learned earlier this week from city manager Joe Pennachetti that the proposed complex is "not recommended" for the $2.049 billion capital budget.
"It's quite disappointing that it has been thrown overboard so quickly. I think it's a bit shortsighted," said Ward 30 Councillor Paula Fletcher Tuesday afternoon. "