That’s a no, sort of

Transport Minister Chuck Strahl dismisses any use of gas tax revenues to fund an arena in Quebec City.

“We have no plans to change that criteria,” Infrastructure Minister Chuck Strahl told reporters in Montreal. “(The program is) quite flexible. It’s not infinitely flexible,” he added.

And yet, “a PMO spokesman explained that Strahl’s comments on Friday applied only to the gas tax—not to the possibility of funding an arena.”

Looking for more?

Get the Best of Maclean's sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for news, commentary and analysis.