Mix of public, private and other money involved in funding nine most recent NHL arenas.
Source: Paying for NHL arenas: How does CalgaryNEXT compare? | Metro News
This analysis fails to include the cost of infrastructure, such as the rebuilding of Crowchild Trail and Bow Trail; electrical and gas lines; and the capability fo the Bow River to absorb the additional effluent.
Source: Survey says Calgarians not in favour of CalgaryNEXT | News Talk 770 (CHQR)
The answer would be 100% NO if the survey question was “Would you pay $4,000 per taxpayer for a new proposed Flames arena?”
Leave urban planning to the experts at the City. The Flames should stick to hockey and making the playoffs (asking for a Stanley Cup would be too much to ask of this bunch).