I was always in favour of the CalgaryNEXT project, which would see all of Calgary’s major sports teams play in new facilities in the West Village.
Source: We cannot afford to do nothing
Calgary has an urban development plan for West Village; and, a plan for field-houses in north Calgary and Glenmore Park in the south.
The Flames should stick to playing hockey and leave urban planning to the experts at the City.
A new poll suggests that while Calgarians remain divided in their support of CalgaryNext, most believe it should be the Calgary Flames who foot the bill.
Source: POLL: Who should pay for CalgaryNext?
The Flames, a private for-profit organization, has an enhanced beneficial interest in the proposed arena and therefore should pay for.
Facing a loss of hundreds of trees, historic valleys and hectares of green space, Highland Park residents say inner-city parkland is too precious to give away to 2,100 condos and apartments.
Source: Highland Park residents weigh in on plans to transform former golf course | High
Another unfortunate loss for Calgary’s green space. Add to Shawnee Slopes and Paskapoo slopes. Is your neighborhood next?
A proposed multi-sportsplex project named CalgaryNEXT has some sports fans wanting the project approved, as they believe there is a need for new stadiums. In the summer of 2015, Calgary Flam…
Source: Calgary NOW
At least one student recognizes the public cost of this Flames proposal.