$10M provincial grant final hurdle for twin arena, curling rink

The final $10 million is in place, allowing work to begin on the city’s westside Crossings Ice Complex.

After Lethbridge West MLA Greg Weadick confirmed the long-awaited provincial grant Friday, city officials announced construction will begin next year. Hockey and curling ice could be ready by December 2015.

“I can’t wait to get this project done,” Weadick said.

In addition to the $10-million grant – matching a federal Building Canada Fund grant announced early this year – the MLA pointed out $15.8 million has already been committed to the project from the province’s Municipal Sustainability Initiative.

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