Undash those dreams

Natural Resources Minister Christian Paradis says the federal government might still fund an arena in Quebec City.

“We’ve always left the door open, saying that we would evaluate any project that would be submitted,” Paradis told reporters at a global energy conference. “But one thing is clear: if the project is only about a hockey team or a professional sports team, this is a private matter. It would have to generate tangible benefits for broader things than having only professional sports.”

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