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RAPTORS "SCRAMBLING" TO AVOID PAYING PENALTY
Published September 26, 1995
Under the terms of their agreement with the Province to take NBA games off the Pro-Line sports lottery, the Raptors are "scrambling" to avoid a $1M penalty that will be incurred if construction on the Air Canada Centre does not begin by October 1, according to the TORONTO STAR. But the cannot get a building permit until appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board are heard or are resolved without a formal hearing. The SkyDome is appealing construction of the arena on the grounds that there are inadequate plans for bus parking and pedestrian access (TORONTO STAR, 9/26).