KED Resource Material - Application - Response
Media Releases - Other Information
Copy of the "application" - Court Documents can be accessed by clicking here There are 60 pages of transcript from City Council meetings
City of Greater Sudbury responding record document here.
Links to local News News Stories and Media Released below:
Related: Patrick Crowe concerned comments
How did we arrive at this point in time with respect to the biggest possible expenditure in the history of Sudbury and that has created so much dissention throughout the community? To find out click here.
There has been a lot of expressed concern over the Big Projects proposed by city council which we have provided on this site which you can review. Thanks for your interest.
An on-line petition has been created - sign up at: www.change.org/stoptheKED
More information? Comparison of site locations for a new arena proposed for the Kingsway vs downtown Sudbury - the matrix can be accessed here:
A video with Tom Price of Our Towns - Our City Institute explains further: https://youtu.be/BCjrSikDJjc
A tale of two cities – which one is the most responsible?
Sudbury: build a new $114 arena (PwC latest estimate) outside the city core – no plans for existing building.
Hamilton: Renovate existing downtown arena including “a new exterior façade, videoboard, comprehensive transformation of the lower level, expanded concourse level and a new flexible curtaining system for the upper bowl balcony” – cost $50 million.
Concern re spending on big blunders and who speaks for the city? here
Two more newspaper items of importance here and here More and more citizens are expressing their concern like Vicki McGauley in her "Breaking my heart" piece. Those in favour of the KED like the most vocal Councillor Robert Kirwan have only unsubstantiated claims of job and tax creation and ignore all the evidence to the contrary. Why?
Truth and Consequences - KED spending excess revealed with Tom Price in July 2021 https://youtu.be/0f7_0UNq17A
3rdLine Studio, local architectural firm developed a plan to renovate the present arena click here
A video from July2021 with Tom Price updating the issue: https://youtu.be/RuNTgVx4H5k
City Councillor McCausland feels he was lied to by Mayor and we agree:
Mayor promises full information on KED at 2.54 of the video click below:
Or for condensed version: https://youtu.be/FdqR0CvnfvU
Also hear CBC radio story with Mayor's statement click link below:
Feb. Ninth Council Meeting … Discussion re Review of Event Centre (KED) begins at 1.13 on video .. reference to what to be included in review at 2.43.30 and Mayor statement - click link below:
City moves ahead on Project regardless of concerns here
Related to above - Council Meeting "disaster" here
Our town Our City has concerns about the pollution threat of the KED on Ramsey Lake Water Supply: For more info click here
Video explaining Killer KED report: https://youtu.be/rbvePP1PFQ0
Report on Salt Threat to Ramsey Lake: https://youtu.be/nbC7p4xRiuc
Citizen Input - samples that deserves to be read:
Citizen Ian Berdusco 12 reasons to rethink KED etc. click here
Comments from Art Peach here.
Two other citizens express valid concerns of importance here
More citizens comments - published letters July 30th here
Published letter on KED realities here
Tom Price KED Chaos needs resolution here
Listing of correspondence etc. here
History: Submission to the LPAT re the KED click here
Other options for the Kingsway Property by Tom Price here
Below are expense records requested from the city for the KED and also the Junction Projects East and West. Staff had only reported totals to Council and we felt a more detailed accounting was required. You will note that not all expenses were listed - We hope councilors will ask for more explanation.
Freedom of Information Expense Request Reply for KED here
Supplied redacted list of KED expenses here
As do others we oppose the Junction Projects both East and West and in particular the plans for a new library and Art Gallery: See reasons here
Junction Freedom on Information Expenses reply and report here here
We have serious doubts about the proposed twin pad arena for the Valley replacing valuable and accessible community arenas
Other Information of Interest concerning Community Issues here
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