Colborne arena ice to be taken off thanks absence of use all through stay-at-house order

Cramahe Township has made a decision to take out the ice from the Keeler Centre in Colborne, citing the deficiency of use amid the provincial keep-at-household get.

a large building in the background: The Keeler Centre ice in Colborne is being removed.

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The Keeler Centre ice in Colborne is becoming taken out.

On Friday morning, the township announced that council has made a decision to take out the ice from the multi-purpose arena, which ordinarily offers hockey, determine skating and broomball throughout the winter months. Colborne is about 25 kilometres east of Cobourg.

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Ontario’s continue to be-at-house buy went into result on Jan. 14.

“After weighing expenses against attainable reopening dates, it was established the fees of keeping ice in an arena person groups are not attending is not liable use of taxpayers’ dollars,” mentioned Arryn McNichol, the township CAO and treasurer.

McNichol claims user groups are remaining made aware of the selection and support it.

“Staff and council will not consider installing the ice previously in the late summer season to compensate for the lack of availability now,” stated township Mayor Mandy Martin.

World Information Peterborough has reached out to McNichol for more facts on the choice.

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