Place des Arts
Place des Arts opened to the public in April 2022.
It is the first multidisciplinary arts centre in northeastern Ontario and the permanent home of seven francophone cultural organizations. The City of Greater Sudbury contributed $5 million in capital funding, the land for the facility on a long-term lease, and an annual operating subsidy.
Kingsway Entertainment District
From 2017 to 2022, the City worked to develop a new arena/event centre at a location on the Kingsway, alongside a casino and hotel/conference centre, which became known as the Kingsway Entertainment District.
In 2022, City Council declined to accept the revised and recommended financing plan for the $215 million arena/event centre project and directed staff to cancel or terminate all contracts and obligations associated with the project.
With the Kingsway project concluded, in 2022 Council directed staff to explore options for a new or refurbished arena in the downtown.