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The new stadium has suffered from numerous design and construction issues, the latest of which is snowmelt leaking into luxury suites and the visitors' dressing room.

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The new stadium has suffered from numerous design and construction issues, the latest of which is snowmelt leaking into luxury suites and the visitors' dressing room.

You have to admire the audacity of our mayor (Katz says key details of stadium design overlooked, April 10).

His quote, "With all due respect, that's just poor planning, end of story," which seems to be offered in a somewhat scolding manner, is the key reason the police headquarters building is so far over budget and behind schedule.

After all that has gone wrong with that project, coupled with the fire-station fiasco, our mayor would do well to keep opinions about poor planning to himself.

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black.

 

BOB NICHOLS

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 11, 2014 A8

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