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Ottawa won’t fund Nordiques arena: report

Federal government set to also turn down request for Expo 2017 funding

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Ottawa will not be putting any federal money into an NHL arena in Quebec City after all, according to a report in La Presse. The federal government’s newfound austerity also means Edmonton should abandon its hopes of securing funding for its bid to host the 2017 Expo, for which it had requested $600 million. While the Prime Minister’s Office wouldn’t confirm either decision, the Montreal paper cites a government source saying the projects were simply too expensive.

La Presse

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