It's unclear as to precisely what the money will do but references in the province's news release such as: "eliminating the need" of a complete closure during the construction phase and "contribute towards options with a lifespan of 75 years" may be nudge-nudge, wink-wink's that there could be enough cash for a completely new span. We'll find out soon.
Manitoba Free Press Feb 22, 1913Drawn-out drama has always been part of the Disraeli though, in comparison, anything happening now would be a mere blip in the timeline. On the proposal board since the early 1900's it was not until 1949 that the 'Kelvin-Disraeli' project received the green light and hit the city's books. It would take nearly a decade, and three referenda, for the project to get started.
Roblin & Juba cut the ribbon Oct. 21, 1960