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Senators' Casino Bid Denied By City Council; Melnyk Says Franchise Loses Money
Published July 10, 2013
CHANGING TIRES? The CITIZEN's Reevely reported Melnyk "wants to renovate the Canadian Tire Centre to, among other things, have fewer suites." The "general sense is that the arena is a bit too ambitious a building for the market." Melnyk also said that he has "not intended to cut back on community work," though he "doesn't see being able to afford that kind of thing." He "doesn't want to punish people who have nothing to do with city council's decision" (OTTAWACITIZEN.com, 7/9).