CTV KITCHENER NEWS – Petition calls for Big Music Fest organizers to refund government grant

July 23, 2015

A week and a half after thousands rocked out at Big Music Fest, the festival remains a subject of discussion.

A Kitchener resident has started a petition, calling for part of the $270,000 grant the festival received from the province to be refunded.

“I’m all for supporting the arts, and I’m a big fan of live music – but in this case, I think that the festival didn’t deliver on what was promised, so the full amount should somehow not be given,” Joe Cormier said in an interview. Read More