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Proposed downtown arena land contaminated

Highfield Square in MonctonThe property the City of Moncton is hoping to buy for its new arena and convention centre is contaminated with heavy metals and hydrocarbons. That information is contained in a report prepared by city staff and obtained by a resident under the Right to Information Act. The CBC's Marc Genuist spoke with that concerned resident, and lawyer Steve Truman, who says the city expected the contamination and has budgeted accordingly.

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