’11th hour’ opposition not meant to oppose building Event Centre

Letters from three of the city’s major industrial operators are questioning the logic of encouraging commercial growth so close to their plants as part of the plan to build a new arena in the city’s northwest.

“We’re not opposed to a new Event Centre,” said Kevin Henderson, the locally based vice-president for Methanex, who penned a letter opposing the inclusion of a larger commercial zone in the area structure plan for the 600-acre park that sits kitty corner to the company’s plant on Box Springs Road.

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