Calgarians and the mayor must ’embrace’ Flames’ arena project, says NHL commissioner | Calgary Herald

The National Hockey League’s top boss begged Calgary’s elected officials, business and community leaders Monday to back the Flames’ pitch to build a $890-million sports complex in the city’s west downtown. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made his remarks at a sold-out luncheon address to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce in which he talked about the…

Source: Calgarians and the mayor must ’embrace’ Flames’ arena project, says NHL commissioner | Calgary Herald

Calgary “must” not do anything, least of all pay for a arena that benefits a private business more than the City.

The Flames are a hockey team and should stick to trying to win a Stanley Cup.  Leave the urban development to the expert city planners at City Hall.

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