Businessman Eugene Melnik, who is determined to provide a new amphitheater for his senators, has increased his chances of moving his team to Gatino if nothing is released towards Ottawa.
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The senators’ owner said in an interview with Bob McConnell’s podcast on Wednesday that he was planning with a new promoter to build an amphitheater on 70 acres of land near the center. Canadian tire. If this plan doesn’t work in Canada where he likes to stay, he looks to Gatino.
He confirmed that the plan to move the team to the amphitheater had fallen in the middle of the LeBron grounds.
“When it comes to LeBron plains, we’ve nowhere, we’re no longer involved,” Melnick said. It was a bad dream that ended in court. ”
“I love Canada, but if I can get nothing here, I have offers to stay in the Ottawa area, but across the river in Gatino.”
“There are beautiful grounds with beautiful landscapes and it’s close to downtown (in Gatino), but I’s still connected to Canada. I’m looking to stick to one area or another in the next three to five years. I’m going to build a new arena in seven years,” Melnik said. .
Melnick said he was fed up with trying to persuade Mayor Jim Watson that he believed the city administration was treating him unfairly.
“It simply came to our notice then. Not with supporters, believe it or not, but the city has a hierarchy and it is political, Melnik said.
“It simply came to our notice then. I feel like they are not looking at me fairly. ”