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posted February 1, 2006
All friends of City of Toronto outdoor rinks:
Public meeting Tuesday Feb.7
Dufferin Rink, 7.p.m.
The City's management of outdoor compressor-run ice rinks isnít working.
For quite a few years now, friends of Dufferin Rink and other outdoor rinks have advocated for improvements in outdoor rink operations throughout the city. Sometimes it seemed like we were getting somewhere, but lots of times the problems returned.
Now we seem to have hit a wall. Outdoor rinks are still often poorly maintained. At Dufferin Rink, the zamboni drivers say they canít stand working at any rink run like this one. The city's management, distracted by a problematic departmental reorganization, has let this situation develop with little interference. Read more >>