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The Great Convention Centre debate / Phone In: Geneologist Terry Punch sheds light on your family tree

How many convention centres does it take to screw in a lightbulb? The multi-million dollar projects are a hot commodity in our region. Fredericton is gearing up for a grand opening in the new year, Charlottetown has started work on its convention centre, set to open in the Fall 2012. Municipal officials in Halifax formally announced their support for a 160-million dollar facility in the heart of downtown.
But that project is facing stiff opposition from a heritage group. Now a public interest group is echoing that concern. Chris Majka authored a report on the Halifax Convention Centre for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Phone In: Terry Punch, our resident geneologist puzzles over your family history, to trace the family tree back to its roots.


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