Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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HALIFAX. x-08s. The convention centre portion of a massive 500-million-dollar construction project that dominates downtown Halifax has officially opened its doors -- several years behind schedule. Built with 169 million in taxpayer funding, the Halifax Convention Centre is to host its first event on January 20th. Developer Joe Ramia says construction is about 98 per cent complete with the finishing touches expected to be ready by March.

("...almost complete.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Construction began in January 2013, but the timetable was dealt setbacks after developer Argyle Developments had to make design changes and mechanical upgrades to the building. …

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