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Revitalizing Oshawa
[ONT Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Date: Mar 16, 2005
Start Page: A.18
Section: Editorial
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The arena is to serve as a bright new home for the Oshawa Generals, and provide a top-quality concert venue for performers who now bypass this fast-growing city of 150,000 people.

Some note that Oshawa's existing, outdated arena was built in the 1960s entirely with volunteer labour and donated materials. That old- fashioned "barn-raising" approach seems unlikely today. Union leader Sid Ryan has criticized the arena project for being a public- private partnership.

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