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First Nations and Edmonton's shared history to be honoured through public art at Rogers Place

Dene painter Alex Janvier has created stunning pieces for Ottawa’s Canadian Museum of History, and is now set to beautify Rogers Place following an unprecedented public art grant announced by the city on Monday. 461 more words


New Edmonton arena on time and on budget: city

WATCH ABOVE: Just over a year after ground broke, Rogers Place is quickly taking shape. Vinesh Pratap gives us a behind-the-scenes look.

EDMONTON — Construction of Rogers Place in downtown Edmonton is more than a year old and the city says the project is both on time and on budget. 536 more words


Edmontonians want Rexall Place to stay open after new arena opens: Survey

Edmontonians want to keep Rexall Place standing even after a new arena opens downtown.

A survey of 26,000 people conducted online released Thursday showed only 14 per cent of people feel the building should be torn down with 40 per cent hoping to see it repurposed and 30 per cent suggesting it should be kept as is. 215 more words


Edmonton councillors concerned, but powerless on temporary foreign workers at arena project

Some city councillors expressed reservations about the use of temporary foreign workers at the downtown arena build, but also admitted they’re powerless to stop it. 232 more words


Edmonton Oilers stress survey just research on ticket prices with no decisions made

The Edmonton Oilers stressed Monday that higher prices, released in a survey to season ticket holders are just research and not set in stone.

Oilers president Patrick LaForge said the survey, which indicated prices from $1,950 per seat to $14,400 per seat, is just a research step to understand how fans feel. 249 more words


Edmonton Oilers looking for feedback on season ticket prices at new rink

Getting up close to the Copper and Blue could cost a lot more if proposed prices the Oilers sent to season ticket holders in a survey become a reality. 282 more words


First commercial drone flight takes to Edmonton's skies

It was neither a bird nor a plane, but it did take to the skies Wednesday to document some major Edmonton projects.

The first flight of a commercial drone in the city flew over the downtown arena and the new Walterdale Bridge, as design firm Dialog wanted a new way to document the two projects they’re working on. 180 more words