CalgaryNEXT project on pause, says Ken King

Ken King says the proposed arena-stadium-field house complex in the West Village, known as CalgaryNEXT, is on hold as Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corp. officials discuss an alternative plan with city hall. “We’re not talking about CalgaryNEXT; we put the pause button on that,” King, the CEO of the group that owns the Flames, Hitmen, Roughnecks…

Source: CalgaryNEXT project on pause, says Ken King

It would be helpful if the Flames understood that we are looking at a new facility for Calgary and not a new facility for the Calgary Flames.  If that is what they want, they should pay for it.

Nenshi happy a Plan B is being considered for CalgaryNEXT

Mayor Naheed Nenshi is glad the sports ownership group that pitched a new hockey arena, covered football stadium and multi-sport field house in the West Village is now exploring a so-called Plan B.    Last summer, the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corp. unveiled its Plan A to replace the aging Scotiabank Saddledome and McMahon Stadium with an…

Source: Nenshi happy a Plan B is being considered for CalgaryNEXT

Flames denial of the $1.8 billion City cost estimate for the CalgaryNext proposal is amateur public relations.