THE RECORD – Harris won’t back down on Music Fest grant questions

July 23, 2015

KITCHENER — Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Michael Harris will continue to pursue questions about whether Big Music Fest should receive all of a provincial grant even if festival organizers say they’re “disappointed”

“If it’s unpopular to ask where taxpayer money is going then that’s fine, but that’s my job as the MPP and I’m going to continue to do it,” he said in an interview with The Record.

Harris wants to know if the festival should receive a full $270,000 grant despite cancellation of the event’s Sunday concert earlier this month. Read More