It was a big day in Wynyard Thursday as shovels broke ground on construction for the community's new arena complex.

The project is expected to cost around 10 million dollars and take 14 to 18 months to complete.

Mayor Albert Boylak previously said that their current facility is at the end of its lifespan, and the community is looking forward to having a brand new set-up to participate and watch sporting and other events.

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