Antigonish Arena

Posted at 9:42 am on February 27, 2018

During last night’s regular monthly council meeting, the Town of Antigonish adopted an inter-municipal agreement between the town and county to create the Antigonish Arena Corporation.

CAO Jeff Lawrence said the Antigonish Arena Corporation will replace the current Arena Commission.


He added the make up isn’t much different with two representative from both the town and county as well as citizen representatives.

Meetings of the Antigonish Arena Corporation will be held quarterly. Meetings will be open to the public and well advertised, Lawrence added, which will lead to greater accountability.

Posted at 9:48 am on January 19, 2018

The town and county of Antigonish are working to create a new management structure for the arena in town they co-own. The Antigonish Arena’s commission board is one area that could see some changes.
County Warden, Owen McCarron says that both councils are looking at possible options for making the next step:
McCarron says that it’s important for town and county councils to remain on the same page when working through any changes. McCarron adds that it is wise to have a wide range of people on the commission that reflects the user groups of the facility.