"The group known as the re-dedication committee is collecting names on a petition that they plan to deliver to council by the end of February. The group states that Sault Ste. Marie taxpayers have already lost $67,500 since the last cheque from Steelback Breweries bounced."First the Patriots get upset, now this and a Bobby Knight resignation? Great quote from Steelback's incoming president from last week: ""You will not recognize Steelback in four months. The marketing campaign was promoting an individual and not the beer itself." "
"... The group is concerned that the City is dragging its heels on the issue.
" 'That is real taxpayer money that could be used on driveway snow removal for the elderly that is instead being wasted.' "
Petition Group Claims The Steelback Centre Has Cost Tax Payers close to $70,000 (SooNews.ca; via Junior Hockey Blog)